Cheltenham vs Northampton Predictions & Match Preview

Cheltenham vs Northampton
England – League 2 Playoff
Date: Monday, 22 June 2020
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Whaddon Road.

The Robins secured a 0-2 win on the road in the first leg, and with the second leg at their home, they enjoy a massive upper hand. On top of that, they have been in terrific form in recent games, whereas the Cobblers have been completely underperforming.

By the looks of things, expect Cheltenham to get to the finals, and maybe even secure the ticket to League One.

Cheltenham vs Northampton: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The Robins had won four of the prior five clashes, and they are on an unbeaten run of five games.
  • Nine of the former twelve wins had gone to the Robins.
  • Four of the previous five encounters saw the Cobblers conceding two or more goals.
  • At this venue, the hosts are on a three-game winning run.
  • In the past eleven years, only once have the guests recorded a win at this stadium.

Cheltenham vs Northampton: Prediction

The Robins have a two-goal lead in aggregate scoreline, and both of these goals were scored in the away ground. They had also finished fourth in the table – thus topping the group of four that had qualified to the playoffs.

Moreover, they are on an unbeaten run of seven overall match-ups, and they even remained invincible in 13 of their preceding 15 fixtures. At home, they are on a run of seven unbeaten fixtures as well (of which six were wins).

On the other hand, their counterparts had lost seven of their former nine overall fixtures, and they had conceded two or more goals in four of their last six games. And on the road, they had lost three of their past four trips.

Finally, the Robins had won four of the past five h2h clashes, and they are on a winning run of three games at this venue against this rival. Considering these stats, expect a win for Cheltenham this Monday.

Cheltenham vs Northampton: Betting Tips

  • Cheltenham to Win @ 2.20 (6/5)
  • To Score in First Half: Cheltenham @ 2.20 (6/5).