Oxford vs Southend
England – League 1
Date: Saturday, 29 February 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Kassam Stadium (Oxford).
Southend is on their worst form this season residing in the relegation zone of the league table. With their home ground advantage, Oxford will be aiming for an easy win at Kassam Stadium.
- Oxford form: 33 matches – 15 wins – 9 draws – 9 losses – 54 points.
- Southend form: 33 matches – 3 wins – 7 draws – 23 losses – 16 points.
Oxford vs Southend Head-to-head (h2h)
- Southend has won only once in their last five matches.
- Their previous encounter gave a 0-4 away win for Oxford.
- The visitors have failed to score in three of the recent four clashes.
- Two of their prior five fixtures have ended in a draw.
Oxford vs Southend Prediction
Oxford is on a three-game winning streak following a 3-0 win at home over Accrington in their previous encounter in the campaign.
On the other hand, Southend has lost their last five fixtures finishing their losing streak with a 2-3 loss to Burton on the road in their prior encounter.
Looking at their recent form, it is probable that Oxford does have the upper hand in the game. It is to be noted that, Oxford has 38 points more than Southend in the league table.
Besides, Oxford has lost only three of their 16 home matches so far in the campaign. In sharp contrast, the visitors are with 2 wins in their 17 away fixtures until now.
There are not many betting options in the match as the home win at 1.38 is too low to get any good returns. Their most recent h2h clash saw Oxford winning with a 4 goal margin away from home against Southend.
As such, Oxford winning with a -1 handicap seems probable as they have the home ground advantage and form in the league. With 1.80 odds, the tip will surely yield good returns for the punters.
Obviously, the punters can go with over 2.5 goals at 1.66 odds as the best bet to likely happen within ninety minutes at Oxford.
Oxford vs Southend Betting tips
Oxford to win with a -1 handicap @ 1.80 (4/5).
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.66 (4/6).