AFC Wimbledon vs Morecambe
England – League One
Date: Saturday, 15 January 2022
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Plough Lane.
Both these teams are struggling with defensive issues, and are letting in goals in huge numbers in most of their games. The two squads are also desperately trying to avoid dropping into the relegation zone, and this has turned them into taking huge risks.
Expect goals in huge numbers this weekend, as the defensively weak Wimbledon and Morecambe take on each other.
AFC Wimbledon vs Morecambe Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last four encounters on the trot had goals from both teams.
- The last three meetings had a total of 17 goals between them.
- Only once have the hosts kept a clean sheet at this venue in the past decade.
- The latest match-up at this ground had a total of seven goals.
AFC Wimbledon vs Morecambe Prediction & Analysis
Wimbledon are on a three-game losing streak, and they had remained winless in 21 of their past 26 matches. In the process, they had gone on two separate three-fixture losing runs, and another four-game losing stretch.
They had conceded goals in plenty all through these matches, and they had failed to deliver one good defensive performance, even at home.
On the other hand, Morecambe were winless in seven of their past nine games. They had also lost five of their preceding eight fixtures, and had remained winless in 15 of their last 19 matches.
Do also note that they have a single clean sheet on the road in 2021-22, and it had come against a team from the lower division.
Taking into account these observations, expect a high-scoring affair this Saturday.
Key Stats for Betting
- Morecambe are placed 21st in a table of 24, and they have conceded the most number of goals of all the teams in the competition.
- They have won just twice on the road all through the campaign.
- Meanwhile, Wimbledon have kept a single clean sheet at home since April, and this had come in an FA Cup fixture, against a team from the lower division.
- They had conceded two or more goals in six of the past seven appearances at home.
Tips for AFC Wimbledon vs Morecambe
Both Teams to Score @ 1.80 (4/5)
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.83 (5/6).