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Date: 03 February 2024
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: The Croud Meadow
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Shrewsbury vs Cambridge: Top free betting tips
Our Shrewsbury vs Cambridge prediction is for a match dominated by the defensive lines. Can the Shrews build on their away win from last weekend?
A single point splits the two teams in the standings. Both sides struggle to score goals this season but they defend well at times and this is why they both remain out of trouble. Shrewsbury have a new manager who is about to make his home debut in charge in this match.
Correct outcome prediction: Draw
Our first Shrewsbury vs Cambridge prediction is that the spoils will be shared in this clash between two pretty evenly matched sides. Historically draws have dominated this fixture. There were 9 draws in the last 19 H2Hs and 5 in the last 9 duels hosted by the Shrews. Also, 2 of Cambridge’s last 3 away matches ended in draws.
Clean sheet prediction: Cambridge clean sheet
We back the U’s to achieve a shutdown in this match. Cambridge have been defending well lately and they kept clean sheets in 3 of their last 6 league matches. Now they are up against a Shrewsbury team that failed to score in 5 of their last 8 games. This is why our second Shrewsbury vs Cambridge prediction is for an away clean sheet.
Correct score prediction: 0-0 draw
If we believe the game will end in a draw and that the U’s will be able to keep a clean sheet then there is only one way for our final Shrewsbury vs Cambridge prediction to go. We think this match will finish without any goals being scored.
The U’s saw 3 of their last 4 away draws being 0-0 results. Also, 2 of Shrewsbury’s last 3 draws were 0-0 outcomes, as was 1 of the last 2 H2Hs.
Shrewsbury vs Cambridge: What the fans think
Shrewsbury fans joke about the lack of transfer activity
— Anthony Price (@93_price) February 1, 2024
Cambridge fans show their support
Cambridge United pic.twitter.com/7gXNgNoGug
— ComeOnCUFC (@CufcOn) January 28, 2024
How far will Cambridge’s fans travel to Shrewsbury?
The driving distance between Shrewsbury and Cambridge is 143 miles (230km) and it will take around 3 hours to make the journey in one direction.
There is a slightly faster option for those who take the train but several changes will be required and we’re not sure if this hustle is worth the 10-15 minutes a railway trip would save.
Shrewsbury vs Cambridge: Tickets
All tickets, both for home and away fans, are set at £24.00 for adults with generous discounts in place for the elderly and in particular for young people.
In line with the activities around the Green Football Weekend Shrewsbury announced that everyone under the age of 18 can attend this match for just £1.00 per ticket.
FAQs: Shrewsbury vs Cambridge
- What was Shrewsbury’s last result? The Shrews beat Northampton 2-0 away from home last weekend.
- What was Cambridge’s last result? The U’s drew 0-0 at home vs Burton last Saturday.
- What was the result the last time the sides met? Last October the teams played out a 1-1 draw in Cambridge.