Scunthorpe vs Walsall Prediction & Match Preview

Scunthorpe vs Walsall
England – League 2
Date: Thursday, 26 December 2019
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Glanford Park (Scunthorpe).

Scunthorpe have just been too hot to handle in their clashes lately. With Walsall winless in their last two fixtures, it looks like the visitors are about to bite off more than what they can chew this week.

Scunthorpe vs Walsall Head to head (h2h)

  • Their last clash witnessed Walsall edge past Scunthorpe with a narrow 1-0 scorecard.
  • Only one of their past five meetings have featured over 2.5 goals on the charts.
  • Both teams have found the back of the net together in two of their previous five games.
  • A stalemate has occurred twice in their past ten meetings.
  • Walsall have registered the win four times in their previous fifteen matchups. (W-4, D-5, L-6)

Scunthorpe vs Walsall Prediction

Scunthorpe made no mistake in securing the win last week after a lone goal from Kevin Van Veen helped them post a 1-0 scorecard over Grimsby. The hosts are now unbeaten in their past seven fixtures in all competitions and have failed to come away with the victory just once in the process as well.

With twenty-eight points in the bag, the home side are sitting twelfth on the ladder at the moment.

Meanwhile, Walsall have not admitted defeat in any of their past three fixtures either. Their last clash on the road saw them play out a 3-3 draw alongside Exeter. While at home, they shared spoils with Macclesfield in a 1-1 draw.

Be that as it may, the visitors have dropped points in seven of their past eleven outings this term.  To make matters for the traveling faithful, Walsall have not secured the bragging rights in their previous three trips here.

It is also worth mentioning that the hosts have not stumbled in any of their last ten games, overall, at home. They have also picked up the win in three of their previous five League two matchups here.

As such, Scunthorpe are the favorites to come out on top this week. However, with the hosts salvaging just a point five times already at home, the safest punt in this one is undoubtedly a draw no bet.

Furthermore, h2h history clearly indicates that both teams have been at their defensive best when they lock horns with each other. Seven of their previous nine meetings here have been low scoring affairs.

Taking into account that the reverse fixture of this clash also witnessed no more than a goal on the scoreboards, count on fewer than 2.5 goals come Thursday as well.

Scunthorpe vs Walsall Betting tips

  • Draw no bet: Scunthorpe @ 1.50 (1/2)
  • Under 2.5 goals @ 1.80 (4/5).