Portsmouth vs Oxford Prediction & Match Preview

Portsmouth vs Oxford
England – League 1
Date: Saturday, 02 November 2019
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Fratton Park (Portsmouth).

Trailing behind the visitors by two matches, Portsmouth will be hoping for another win at home despite their league standings. Oxford United will be focused on their top spot and will make sure the host doesn’t get their hands on the three points that easily.

Portsmouth vs Oxford Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The host has recorded two of the last wins in their clashes.
  • Their previous encounter hosted by the Yellows ended in a 2-2 draw.
  • Pompey is unbeaten at home in the last two fixtures.
  • The team that hosted has stayed unbeaten in their last five meetings.

Portsmouth vs Oxford Prediction

In the overall fixtures, the host has lost only one of the last 12 home matches. Even so, they are unbeaten at home in the current league. Whilst their lone defeat coming from the EFL cup against Southampton. On the other hand, the host will be facing a team that is weaker at away games.

Evidently, the Yellows have won only three of the last ten away fixtures except in the club friendlies. As they have lost three in the eight league away games in this season, the host has better streak at home compared to them.

Besides that, the host is unbeaten in the last two h2h encounters against the Yellows. Moreover, Pompey won their previous h2h clash with Oxford with a 4-1 score on the board at home in the last season. Having said that, their recent encounter in this year ended in a draw.

With the host at the bottom part of the table, it is hard to say they have a winning chance against Oxford within the top five of the league table. Even so, the host holds the home ground advantage and their league performance at home is strong.

Hence, with both teams having their chances, it is better to go with a double chance favoring the host in the bout. Apart from that, both teams are strong in their scoring attributes in the campaign. So, we can expect a high scoring affair contributed by both sides.

Portsmouth vs Oxford Betting tips

  • Double chance: Portsmouth or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5).
  • Over 2.5 goals & BTTS @ 2.00 (1/1).