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Swindon Town vs Plymouth Argyle Prediction, Odds and Free Betting Tips 20/09/2022

 

Swindon Town will lock horns with Plymouth Argyle in the ELF Trophy competition on Tuesday 20th September. There have been several meetings in the past between these teams, so expect a tough contest on matchday where both sides will play for their first victory in the competition. This post has the details.

Swindon Town vs Plymouth Argyle Free Predictions by Football Ground Guide

Both Swindon Town and Plymouth Argyle failed to win their first match in the Southern Group E of the 2022/23 EFL Trophy. The hosts lost 2-0 Crystal Palace U21 in the first game while Plymouth settled for the spoils against Bristol Rovers but won in penalty shootouts. Our best free tips for the second match are as follows:

Over 2.5 goals

We anticipate a high scoreline in this game. We premise our first Swindon Town vs Plymouth Argyle prediction on previous clashes between the teams. Most importantly, there have been five duels in the EFL Cup trophy between Swindon Town and Plymouth Argyle. All the EFL meetings ended with at least 3 goals, a scoreline we expect from this sixth EFL Trophy clash.

Plymouth Argyle likely to score first

Plymouth Argyle plies its trade in League One while Swindon Town is currently in League Two. And while the hosts have won this matchup more than the visitors in past encounters, they have been nearly at par in the EFL Trophy. The hosts have 3 wins while Plymouth has won the cup meeting twice. The latest stats and playing in a higher league favour the visitors, so backing them to score first is our tip.

Plymouth over 1.5 goals

We are backing the visitors to score the first goal in this game. They have a better form than Swindon ahead of the Tuesday EFL Trophy clash. The visitors have five wins and one draw in the last five games while Swindon Town has three wins, two draws and one loss in as many games. Plymouth has done better and the fact that they ply their trade in League One gives them an edge over League Two opponents, Swindon Town.

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Swindon Town

Swindon Town look to put behind a 2-0 loss in the League Trophy clash opener against Crystal Palace U21. In this clash against Plymouth, Swindon comes with the most wins (7) against 6 wins for the visitors in previous clashes. Only one encounter ended square.  The last meeting was in the same competition in October 2021, a match that Swindon won 3-1 on the road.

Plymouth Argyle

Plymouth Argyle bagged 3 points from a narrow 5-4 victory in the first game from penalties. The match against Bristol Rovers ended 1-1 in regular time. The visitors are unbeaten in the last six matches across all competitions. And with two wins and one loss in the last three duels with Swindon, they look to mount a strong challenge to get the three points. Only one of the lasr five meetings with Swindon didn't have goals on both sides.

Swindon Town vs Plymouth Argyle Match Odds and Stats

For the latest team information for Swindon Town vs Plymouth Argyle and the best betting odds for EPL Trophy clash, we have sampled the top UK sportsbooks with the best prices in the tables below.

FAQs- Swindon Town vs Plymouth Argyle

Swindon Town vs Plymouth Argyle

What is the match kick off time?

Swindon Town vs Plymouth Argyle will begin at 21:00 GMT+3

How many times have these teams met?

Swindon Town and Plymouth Argyle have had 14 meetings before this clash.

How did they fare in the past encounters?

The hosts bagged 7 wins while Plymouth had 6 victories from the past 14 meetings. There was only one draw in the previous matchups.


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