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Stevenage vs Northampton prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 26 December 2023

Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

Venue: The Lamex Stadium

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

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​Stevenage vs Northampton: Top free betting tips

Our Stevenage vs Northampton prediction backs the Cobblers to cause a Boxing Day surprise and win. Can the Stags prevent yet another defeat in this fixture?

The Stags remain in the top 6 despite being able to win only once in the last 4 rounds (D2 L1). Stevenage had been solid, but unimpressive, at home all season (W4 D6 L1). Northampton are back in the top 10 thanks to a run of 5 wins in 7 (D1 L1). The Cobblers remain very shaky defensively on the road though. 

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

There were goals for both sides in 3 of the last 4 H2Hs. Also, Stevenage saw all of their last 6 matches produce BTTS outcomes. This is why our first Stevenage vs Northampton prediction backs this outcome. 

​​Correct outcome prediction: Northampton to win

Our next Stevenage vs Northampton prediction might surprise many of you as we back the Cobblers to secure an away win. Northampton came into this match high on confidence after achieving 5 wins in the last 7 rounds (D1 L1). Also, the Cobblers enjoy massive historic dominance in this fixture. Northampton won 6 of the last 8 away H2Hs (D1 L1).

​​Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Northampton

Our final Stevenage vs Northampton prediction looks at the Correct Score Market. As we already backed the Cobblers for the win with this free betting tip we back them to triumph 2-1. This was the result in 3 of Northampton’s last 4 league wins. Also, Northampton achieved 2 of their last 4 away wins vs Stevenage with 2-1 scorelines. 

Stevenage vs Northampton: What the fans think

Stevenage fans join a tractor run

​Northampton fans caught on camera celebrating a goal

How far will Northampton’s fans travel to Stevenage?

After being busy opening presents the previous day we know Northampton’s fans will travel in great numbers for this match. Many of them will be showing off their new gifts too, so please don’t turn the journey into a ‘look-what-I-got’ competition. 

The driving distance between Northampton and Stevenage is only 45 miles (72km). Considering the limited traffic on Boxing Day it shouldn’t take much more than an hour to cover that distance. 

​Stevenage vs Northampton: Tickets

Stevenage fans can still buy tickets for this game. At least, at the time of writing tickets were still readily available. The cheapest option is a ticket priced at £20.00, while the West Stand tickets cost £25.00. There are the usual discounts for seniors and youngsters in place. 

Northampton fans have been allocated exactly 1,000 tickets all priced at £24.00. The online sale of those finished on 23 December, Saturday. Subject to availability any remaining away tickets can be purchased from the away Ticket Office at the ground on the day of the game. 

​FAQs: Stevenage vs Northampton

  • Who is Northampton’s top goalscorer? Sam Hoskins has scored 12 league goals for the Cobblers. 
  • What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in August Stevenage stole a lucky 1-0 away win vs Northampton. 
  •  Will Jamie Reid play for Stevenage? Yes, Reid has recovered from illness and is expected to start.

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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