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Northampton face Newport in a match that could determine who holds the third place in League Two. Both sides are in good form and this match promises to be intense.
Northampton vs Newport: Top Free Betting Tips
Northampton and Newport are next to each other in the table and both fight for the same thing – a promotion to the upper tier of English football.
Total Goals – Under 2.5
Newport are the team with the most over 2.5 games in the entire league, we should mention this at the start. At the same time, however, Northampton are second to last in this category – the team has had just 10 out of 28 games with over 2.5 goals. Overall, they have had 2.1 goals per game on average. At the same time, Northampton had just one game in their last five with more than one goal. Their defense has been on spot while they are far from the highest-scoring teams. Last but not least, games between these two teams rarely have goal-packed games. Out of the last 5, there was just a single one with more than 2 goals.
Match Result – Draw
Neither side here is among those teams that have loads of draws. Northampton are one of the strongest home teams and won 8 out of 14 games to date. On the other side, Newport are one of the strongest away teams with just 5 losses out of 16 games. We expect this match to end in a draw because Newport are in better form than Northampton. Apart from the most recent loss to the league leaders, Newport had four consecutive wins. It is a fact that Northampton have always been the better team in head-to-head games but we expect to see the points divided in this fixture.
Alternative Corners – Under 10
Neither side is among those that take a high number of corners although both teams have generally been among the best in the league. We expect this game to be difficult for both sides and we expect to see better defense than offense. Looking at the all-season stats for both teams, Northampton have taken an average of 4.46 corners per match while Newport have an almost identical number – 4.48 corners per game.
Top Betting Odds and Stats for Northampton vs Newport
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FAQs regarding Northampton vs Newport
• In which places are Northampton and Newport?
Northampton and Newport have had an almost identical season to date – the teams are next to each other. Northampton are 4th with 48 points after 28 games while Newport are 5th with 47 points but with one additional game played – 29.
• How many goals have both teams scored and conceded?
Northampton are near the top but they scored an incredibly low number of goals – 34 with 25 conceded. Newport have had the most goals out of the entire league (apart from the leaders) – 46:37.
• When does this game start?
The match between Northampton and Newport has been scheduled for 19:45 on February 8.