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Newport v Oldham Prediction & Betting Tips, 30th April 2019

29th April 2019 / lee
League One / Two Betting

Newport v Oldham League Two Preview, 30th April 7.45pm

There is nothing at stake in this one for Oldham who are likely to finish in the mid-table area. As for Newport  though they have a little bit more to play for. The victory in this one will send them all the way up to seventh place in the table which is the final playoff spot. Then heading into the final weekend of action it would leave a scrap between five teams for that one remaining playoff spot. Read our Newport v Oldham betting tips for more.

Newport v Oldham Betting Odds*

Newport 5/6
Draw 5/2
Oldham 16/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 28th, 2019 at 7:12 p.m.)

Newport News and Form

So this game then really is all about Newport to keep in their playoff hopes alive. A win will jump them up into seventh place while if they can only settle for a point then it means that they will have a lot more work to do on the final weekend to get themselves into to the playoffs. Newport are in some great form at the moment as they are currently on an unbeaten eight-match streak in the league, winning five of those. On the weekend they collected a 1-0 home victory over Lincoln. Their home form is right on the money at the moment as they are undefeated in their last six home games and they have won their last two there. Overall this season Newport have posted a home record of W13 D6 L3.

About have averaged 1.3 goals per home game while they have conceded at an average of exactly one per game. Just 36% of Newport home games have gone over 2.5 goals this season. That is in large because of how good the Newport defence has been as it has earned a clean sheet in 55% of their home fixtures. Both teams have scored in just 36% of Newport’s home games. The home wins which they have recorded this season eight of them have been by a one-goal margin. In the last eight rounds of league action, there is no side in the division which has earned a more points than what Newport have done. They currently boast the fifth best home record in the entire division.

Newport v Oldham Head to Head

Newport earned a 1-0 away win at all Oldham earlier this season
That was the first competitive meeting between the two sides in league action

Oldham News and Form

The season for Oldham is done and dusted as they cannot reach the playoffs even if they were to pick up a victory in this game. Their away record this season overall is W6 D78 L8 and they lost out at Exeter on the weekend. That snapped a six-match undefeated streak of form home and away that over them had been on. Wins have been hard to come by for them out on the road as they have taken only the one victory in their last seven away games in league two. In their away games against the current top 10 sides this season, all them have a W1 D3 L6 record.

In total Oldham have taken a clean sheet in 45% of their away games this season and they have scored an average of 1.1 goals per road game. Under half of their away games this season have gone over 2.5 goals. Interestingly of the six away wins which they have recorded this season all of them have been by at least a two goal margin. Oldham have been level at the half-time break in 11 of their 22 away games. They conceded 60% of their away goals in the second period of fixtures. It has actually not been a bad season from them at all but they have just fallen short of that play-off target. Will they be able to dig out and away win to put pressure on Newport’s play-off ambitions?

Newport v Oldham Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at even money
Both teams not to score at even money
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 28th, 2019 at 7:12 p.m.)

Who will win – Newport v Oldham Predictions

You have two teams here with pretty good defensive records behind them and that may mean that this is a low scoring game. The onus is on Newport really to come out and push for that crucial victory. Home win.

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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!

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