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Northampton vs Bristol Rovers prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 17 February 2024

Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

Venue: Sixfields Stadium

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

​Northampton vs Bristol Rovers: Top free betting tips

Our Northampton vs Bristol Rovers prediction is for an open game with plenty of goals. Can the Cobblers put an end to their awful recent run of form?

The teams are split by only 2 points in the current standings and both sides look to be stuck in mid-table for the rest of the season. Bristol continue to be very unpredictable, they mixed 3 wins with 3 defeats in the last 6 rounds. Northampton lost form recently (W0 D1 L3) and they keep conceding way too many goals. 

​Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Both teams struggle defensively but have decent attacking lines and that’s why our first Northampton vs Bristol Rovers prediction is for at least 3 total goals to be scored in this match. This happened in 2 of the last 3 H2Hs. Also, 8 of Bristol’s last 10 games went over 2.5 goals. 

​Total away goals prediction: Over 1.5 Bristol goals

Our second Northampton vs Bristol Rovers prediction gets even more specific regarding the Goals Market. We back the Gas to score at least 2 goals themselves. Bristol scored 2 or more in 4 of the last 6 H2Hs. Also, the Cobblers conceded 2 or more goals in 4 of their last 5 league matches. 

​​Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Bristol Rovers

With our final Northampton vs Bristol Rovers prediction we unite the first two free betting tips we gave you and pick 2-1 in favour of Bristol as our expected final score. 

Rovers secured 2-1 wins in 2 of the last 3 H2Hs. Also, 5 of Bristol’s last 7 away league triumphs were by a single-goal margin with 2 of those 5 wins 2-1 results. 

​How far will Bristol’s fans travel to Northampton?

With a wet and windy day forecasted for the East Midlands all Saturday, we advise the travelling fans to consider some bold fashion statements with flashy raincoats. Hey, why not even attend the game in Wellies? As Billy Connolly once sang: ‘If it wasn’t for your wellies where would you be…’

The one-way distance that needs to be covered from Bristol to Northampton is 113 miles (182km) and will take at least 2 hours and 20 minutes to cover it. 

​Northampton vs Bristol Rovers: Tickets

The ticket price for this game for both home and away fans had been set at £24.00 for an adult with generous discounts for the elderly and youngsters available. All under 7 can enter for free as long as they are accompanied by an adult. This free entry is valid for any young away supporters too. 

​FAQs: Northampton vs Bristol Rovers

  • What was Northampton’s last result? Last Tuesday the Cobblers lost 3-4 on their visit to Leyton Orient. 
  • What was Bristol’s last result? The Gas beat Stevenage 3-2 away from home on Tuesday and came back from 0-2 down in this match.  
  • How many of the last 10 H2Hs had a penalty awarded to them? In exactly half (5) of the last 10 H2Hs, there was a penalty awarded.
  • Will Sam Finley play for Bristol Rovers? No, just like 5 other inner midfielders Finley is injured and will miss the game, leaving the Gas baldy exposed in this area.


Northampton vs Bristol Rovers

Iskra Zecheva

For over 16 years now, Iskra had been a freelance sports writer. Football and scouting, being among the main fields of her expertise. She has dined with kings, queens and some of the most famous sports figures of the past and the present. Iskra is also a member of the largest independent union of investigative journalists. She has minority ownership at several sports clubs and knows first-hand the pains of supporting a 'small-scale' football club.

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