Southend vs AFC Wimbledon Prediction & Match Preview

Southend vs AFC Wimbledon
England – League 1
Date: Saturday, 12 October 2019
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Roots Hall (Southend on Sea).

Southend will be hosting their rivals AFC Wimbledon in their next home match in the league. As both teams have started the campaign at the bottom end, it would be a mud battle at the Roots Hall.

Southend vs AFC Wimbledon Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Wombles have registered three of the five victories in their meetings.
  • Their previous encounter was won by Wombles in their visit.
  • Eight out of 14 wins were held by the away team of that match.
  • Shrimpers have tasted success previously in the 2017 tie.
  • Both teams have four wins from eight clashes at this venue.

Southend vs AFC Wimbledon Prediction

The visitor won the previous league match against Rochdale which instills confidence amongst the traveling squad. Even though their lone win in this season of the league came at home, they have more chance than the host in the game. With nine losses and a win from the 11 encounters in the league season, the Shrimpers have little to ask for in the bout.

Besides that, the guest is unbeaten in the last three h2h clashes with the host. Also, they have kept two clean sheets from the recent three encounters with the Shrimpers. The guest counters the opposition’s form by 8 losses and 1 win along with 3 draws from their dozen appearances in the league. Even in their previous visit, the traveling side bagged a 0-1 clean sheet win on their way back to home.

Along with that, the host has won only one game in the last five overall fixtures in their schedule. In the meantime, the Wombles have managed to win two out of five matches recently in major competitions. As such, there is more chance for the celebrations to start with an early goal. Also, the chances for the visitors to win the clash exists likely.

Southend vs AFC Wimbledon Betting tips

  • Over 0.5 goals in the first half @ 1.40 (2/5).
  • Double chance: Draw or AFC Wimbledon @ 1.40 (2/5).