Morecambe vs Oldham
England – League 2
Date: Thursday, 26 December 2019
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Globe Arena.
At the moment, Morecambe are just two points shy of hitting rock bottom on the ladder. However, Oldham’s erratic form on the road gives the hosts every reason to have their hopes up this week.
Morecambe vs Oldham Head to head (h2h)
- Their previous encounter witnessed Oldham post a 3-1 win.
- Only one of their past four games have featured fewer than 2.5 goals on the charts.
- Both teams have found the back of the net together in three of their last four fixtures.
- None of their past four games clashes have finished as a tie.
- Oldham have registered the win twice in their previous four encounters. (W-2, D-0, L-2)
Morecambe vs Oldham Prediction
Morecambe brought their four-match winless run to a halt last week after they took down Newport at home with a 2-1 scoreline. The hosts got off to a poor start in that latter matchup, after their counterparts drew first blood in the opening fifteen minutes.
However, goals from Cole Stockton and John O Sullivan in the second half ensured Morecambe all three points at the last blast of the whistle.
As of now, the home side are sitting twenty-third on the ladder, five points adrift of foes Oldham.
Meanwhile, the visitors will be arriving at Globe Arena on the back of a narrow 2-1 win over Crawley at home. Be that as it may, the guests are yet to ensure consistency in their campaign.
Disappointingly, they have just one win to boast of from their last five games in all competitions. It is also worth mentioning that Oldham have not looked sharp in their outings this season. They have admitted defeat in three of their past five trips on the road in League Two, one of which was a hefty 6-1 loss against Mansfield.
In sharp contrast, Morecambe are starting to show signs of promise on home soil. Currently, they are unbeaten in their last three League two games here, and have garnered seven points from a possible nine as well.
As such, with home advantage out of the equation, a win is just not on the cards for Oldham this week.
However, the hosts have been left frustrated with just a point in four of their last eleven games here. Hence the safest punt to back would have to be a double chance.
Furthermore, Morecambe have kept a clean sheet just twice at home this term, and have conceded sixteen goals so far as well. Considering that Oldham scored three past this foe in the reverse fixture back in September, count on the visiting contingent to find the back of the net along with Morecambe come Thursday.
Morecambe vs Oldham Betting tips
Double chance: Morecambe or Draw @ 1.50 (2/5)
Both teams to score @ 1.66 (2/3).