Accrington vs Portsmouth
English League One
Date: Saturday, 27 October 2018
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Crown Ground (Accrington).
The table toppers will be in action this Saturday when they travel to Accrington.
When they locked horns last time Portsmouth had a convincing victory. Matt Clarke and Kal Naismith were the scorers in that game for Pompey last season.
The team from Accrington was promoted from the League 2 after winning the title. Coach John Coleman has put his team straight ahead into playoff position. They are currently 4th in the table with 7 wins.
Coleman has found two consistent scorers in Northern Ireland’s Billy Kee and Sean McConville of England. Both have 6 goals each.
Pompey have had a major upgrade in points table. They finished 8th in the table at the end of last season and they are already at the top halfway into the league.
Last match they were trapped in a stalemate against Burton with goals from Oliver Hawkins and Matt Clarke.
Forwards Ronan Curtis and Jamal Lowe have 6 goals each and made their intentions clear for the upcoming matches.
Accrington vs Portsmouth: Head-to-head (h2h)
- In 9 h2h games Portsmouth has 4 wins and 2 losses.
- The latest h2h fixture saw Portsmouth winning 2-0 at home.
- The home side has 6 wins in their last 10 games. At home they are on a 4 game win streak and are unbeaten in 7 matches from all competitions at home.
- The visitors have won 6 of their last 10 matches. They are unbeaten in 8 away games and it includes a 5 match win streak.
Accrington vs Portsmouth: Prediction
Stanley have a great start to this season after promotion. Coach Coleman would want his players to keep up the good work and stay in playoff spot.
Clean sheets are rare for them in the light of 17 goals conceded after 15 rounds. The latest loss had a stir in confidence of the players. Home form is hopeful for the fans as well.
Portsmouth looks like they are building a lead at the top. They look strong on paper and are favorites in this match.
Accrington vs Portsmouth: Betting Tips
Away win @ 1.78 (7/9).
BTTS @ 1.90 (9/10).