Morecambe vs Stevenage Predictions and Match Preview

Morecambe vs Stevenage
England – League Two.
Date: Saturday, 19th January 2019.
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Globe Arena (Morecambe).

The Shrimps are in shallow waters as of now and they will need some luck to stay in League Two next season too.

The reason why they are just 4 points above the relegation zone is their below par defense. The team from Morecambe has given away 44 goals while scoring 28 in return. Half of their 28 games this league season were defeats and only 7 matches were won.

The Seasiders are without a win in the last 4 games in the league of which 2 were defeats against Tranmere and Carlisle. Their last win was against Cambridge United in December 2018. Less than 2.5 goals came in 3 of their 5 previous matches.

At home, they have only a win in the last 7 competitive games, which was against Cambridge. More than 2.5 goals were scored in 3of the previous 5matches they played in front of the home crowd.

Stevenage are 10th in the table still with a chance for a playoff spot. They have been losing games at constant intervals. From the last 6 games, they played three were wins and the same number of losses were also recorded. The Boro are on a 2 match losing streak away from home and they have won only one in their last 5 matches on the road also.

We may be in for a one-sided affair if the h2h stats are anything to go by, but since the visitors are in bad away form right now it may not be the case.

Morecambe vs Stevenage: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Stevenage are unbeaten in the last 3 matches including 2 wins against this opposition.
  • They have won 3 games and lost only once in their last 5 meetings across all venues.
  • Less than 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of those 5 matches between them.
  • With 2 wins included Stevenage are unbeaten at this ground against the hosts in 7 matches on the trot.
  • Under 2.5 goals were scored in 5 of those 7 previous h2h matches here.
  • Morecambe previously had a win against this opponents back in September 2009.

Morecambe vs Stevenage: Prediction

The home side has only a win in their last 7 games in front of their own fans. Similarly, Boro has only 1 win in their previous 8 matches on the road. But when we look at the h2h stats at this venue, the visitors have 2 wins in recent matches. So we can bet on a Double Chance for the match being a draw or the visitors winning with 1.60 odds.

In 3 of the last 5 away games for Stevenage the final score had less than 2.5 goals in total. This trend is also visible in 6 of the last 10 matches at this ground. Majority of their h2h games were also low scoring affairs. So we can bet on a score with less than 2.5 goals with 1.75 odds.

Morecambe vs Stevenage: Betting Tips

  • Double Chance: Match to draw or the away side to win @ 1.60 (3/5).
  • Under 2.5 goals in total at the full time @ 1.75 (3/4)