Northampton Town vs Charlton Athletic
England – League One
Date: Friday, 30 March 2018
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK
Venue: Sixfields Stadium (Northampton).
The Addicks have picked up a super important 2-0 win over direct rivals in the playoffs contest Plymouth Argyle at the weekend. They are now two points shy of the top six spots and the mentioned success will definitely instill some confidence into their players ahead of Friday’s trip to East Midlands. Charlton Athletic will be looking to back up the victory with the result at Sixfields Stadium where they are set to play relegation strugglers Northampton Town.
The match has a massive significance for the Cobblers as well since the hosts have fallen down into the drop zone after a streak of seven games without a win. The team led by Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has clinched just a single point in last three league affairs and they’ll come into this on the back of a 2-0 loss away at Fleetwood Town on Saturday.
Furthermore, Northampton Town have only scored once in last three ties which is definitely the music to the ears of Lee Bowyer whose men have kept two clean sheets in a row. The Addicks will also be hoping to return on the winning ways in games away from home where they fell to both Peterborough United and Blackpool in last two league affairs.
Northampton Town vs Charlton Athletic: Head-to-head
This will only be the fourth meeting ever between Northampton Town and Charlton Athletic.
The H2H statistics is all tied at a single win, draw, and loss for each of the teams.
Each of three previous head to head encounters have seen both sides on the scoreline.
The Addicks have clinched a demolishing 4-1 victory when Northampton Town visited The Valley in this term of League One.
Northampton Town vs Charlton Athletic: Prediction
The Cobblers have just not been pulling up any trees lately and we have to see Charlton as clear home favourites ahead of the clash at Sixfields Stadium.
Since the hosts have had huge troubles with the efficiency in the final third recently, the more adventurous punters can try with the Addicks to keep a clean sheet at the odds of 3.00.
Northampton Town vs Charlton Athletic: Bet Tips
Charlton Athletic to win @ 2.40
Charlton Athletic to keep a clean sheet @ 3.00.
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