Oxford vs Portsmouth Prediction & Match Preview

Oxford vs Portsmouth
England – EFL Trophy
Date: Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Kassam Stadium (Oxford).

Gearing up for their second home match in the tournament, Oxford will try to continue their winning streak from the opening match. Portsmouth with two wins already in the table will surely pose a threat to the host.

Oxford vs Portsmouth Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The host has recorded three of the last five wins in their meetings.
  • All the last four victories were registered by the team that hosted.
  • Oxford is unbeaten at home in the last three clashes.
  • Their previous match was won by the host with a 2-1 score.

Oxford vs Portsmouth Prediction

Having won the opening two matches at home, Pompey will be looking for an easy win abode their fellow League One side. Their strength in away games will be tested in the match. For the host, they do have a slight advantage of the home ground over the traveling contingents. But against such a stronger side we will have to watch how much the home advantage will aid the hosting team.

Besides that, the Yellows have been undefeated against Pompey in the last three h2h clashes at their home. This shows their capability at home and hence will be more favorites in the game. Also, the home team has stayed undefeated for the last six home ties. In the meantime, the Pompey has three losses and a draw from the last six away fixtures in their schedule.

Moreover, their previous tie was won by the host at their home defeating the guest in a 2-1 score. As such, the safest bet is to go with a double chance in the encounter favoring the host in what is sizing up to be a defensive display from both sides.

Oxford vs Portsmouth Betting tips

  • Under 3.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).
  • Double chance: Oxford United or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5).