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League One's Portsmouth meets League Two's Sutton in the second round of the EFL Trophy. Both teams showed quality in their previous fixtures in the competition which suggests that Tuesday's match will be a thrilling treat.
Portsmouth vs Sutton: Top Free Betting Tips
Both teams had among the most interesting games of Round 1. Surprisingly, however, the better team in this fixture is the one that needs the win desperately. We should see a lot of goals and quality football for a lower-league fixture.
- Market: Total Goals
- Our tip: Over 2.5
- Odds: 0.72/1 (1.72)
- Market: Both Teams To Score
- Our tip: Yes
- Odds: 0.66/1 (1.66)
- Market: 2nd Half Goals
- Our tip: Over 1.5
- Odds: 0.83/1 (1.83)
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Total Goals – Over 2.5
Portsmouth is one of the best teams to bet on goals in League One. The team's matches are simply fascinating and we shouldn't expect anything different in the EFL Trophy. Sutton is also a good example of a team that knows how to score and we expect to see at least one from them as well. As an example, let us see the previous match in the tournament for both teams. Sutton won 3:0 at home while Portsmouth lost 5:3 away at Wimbledon.
Both Teams To Score – Yes
There is no way not to suggest this market for this fixture. Portsmouth knows how to score a lot of goals but the team has also been conceding an incredible number of goals almost every match. See the team's last 5 matches – 4:0, 2:1, 2:2, 2:2, 1:2. We are certain that Portsmouth will score at home but we are also certain that Sutton will add one to the final score. The team is one of the strongest in League Two this season and is coming with a hot streak of 6 wins in 7 matches.
2nd Half Goals – Over 1.5
All our tips for this fixture revolve around different goal lines. Our third and final selection is over 1.5 goals in the second half. Both teams are known to score after the break and both teams have a lot of high-scoring games. There is little doubt that this match will not see at least 3 successful shots and we expect at least two after the half time break.
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FAQs regarding Portsmouth vs Sutton
• In which place is Portsmouth in League One?
Portsmouth did not have the greatest start to the season but is also not far from the leading places in the table. The team is currently 12th in League One with 15 points after 11 rounds.
• In which place is Sutton in League Two?
Sutton is ambitious to get promoted at the end of this season and judging by the latest results, this is absolutely possible. After 10 rounds, the team is 7th with 17 points. They have played one match less than all other teams which means that with a win, the team will climb to 3rd place.
• Have the two teams ever played against each other?
Although the teams have been going up and down the lower leagues of England, they have not played an official fixture. The only head-to-head match between Portsmouth and Sutton is a friendly match from 2016 when Sutton won 2:1.