Accrington vs Plymouth Betting Tip Accrington to win – 9th February 2021

Accrington can take the points on offer against the Pilgrims

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England Accrington vs Plymouth England
9th February 1730hrs
Football – England – League One
Pick Accrington to win
Bookmaker William Hill
Odds: 6/5 odds taken 22:27 GMT, Monday 8th February

Even though Accrington are outside of the top six, they are in good form at the moment and have big games in hand over those above them.

This is a good opportunity to make some in-roads towards the top six with home soil advantage on Tuesday.

But despite sitting mid-table, Plymouth are in great shape at the moment with a strong unbeaten streak going.

Will the Pilgrims deny their hosts?

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Accrington Preview – Will Accrington have enough on home soil?

It has been a good W7 D3 L2 return on home soil by Accrington this season in League One.

They have won their last two home games.

The first of those was a notable one against a strong Hull side.

In the match outright for football betting in this League One clash, Accrington are the 6/5 favourites* (odds recorded 22:27 GMT, Monday 8th February).

One stand-out feature of their home performances has been how good their defence has been.

Accringotn have conceded an average of just 0.67 goals per home game.

That’s a clean sheet from them in 58% of their home fixtures.

So that will probably play a part in this potentially being a low scoring game.

Only a third of Accrington’s home games have made it above 2.5 goals.

As a football betting option for this game, under 2.5 goals is at 23/20* (odds recorded 22:27 GMT, Monday 8th February).

Our betting prediction:
Accrington to win & BTTS

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(odds recorded 22:27 GMT, Monday 8th February)


There was a 2-2 draw between Accrington and Plymouth just on January 30th.

So this is a quick turnaround for them to be meeting each other once again.

Accrington have been level at the halftime break in 7 of their 12 home games this season.

With Plymouth arriving in good form, the half time draw may offer some appeal at 13/10* (odds recorded 22:27 GMT, Monday 8th February).

There doesn’t appear to be big margins in play in this fixture.


Plymouth Preview – Can the Pilgrims avoid defeat?

Plymouth are six games undefeated in the league at the moment, winning three of those.

It has been back to back draws from them against Portsmouth and Accrington who are both top-eight sides.

So the Pilgrims can hold their own. In each of their last four league games they have scored two goals exactly.

They have been going well in attack..

With just one loss in their last nine league fixtures, the quote of 11/5 on them to get the win may pique interest* (odds recorded 22:27 GMT, Monday 8th February).

Home and away Plymouth have scored in each of their last ten league fixtures as well.

The slight issue with Portsmouth has been their defensive displays on the road.

They have conceded at an average of two goals per game, which has made life difficult for them.

The overall away form from Plymouth this season is W2 D4 L6.

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Plymouth have improved drastically on their travels recently, taken 7 of the last 9 points available to them.

In the head to head between Accrington and Plymouth the Pilgrims have failed to score a win in their last four (D1 L3).

When you tally it all up, only Swindon and Burton have worse away records in League One at the moment than Plymouth.

Only five teams have conceded more goals than they have done as well.


Accrington vs Plymouth Betting Advice

We are going to swing with the home victory in this one as Accrington do look steady enough to grab the points.

They are looking for their third straight home win and their recent victory over Hull was impressive.

Also their recent 2-2 draw at Plymouth suggests they can do better back on home soil.

So we can find enough in the odds of 6/5 to go for the Accrington outright win in this one* (odds recorded 22:27 GMT, Monday 8th February).


Key Facts – Accrington vs Plymouth Betting Tip

  • Accrington are W7 D3 L2 on home soil in League One
  • Accrington have conceded just 8 goals in 12 home games
  • Plymouth have taken 7 of the last 9 points away from home


Without question there has been better results from Plymouth on the road recently.

But there are still major question marks rolling in about their defence and that’s where we think they miss out.

But the Pilgrims look value to get a goal on the board.

Sso an Accrington to win & Both teams to score option is our pick at 3/1* (odds recorded 22:27 GMT, Monday 8th February).


The best betting odds for Accrington vs Plymouth

Accrington to win: 6/5 at Bet365
Draw: 5/2 at Bet365
Plymouth to win: 11/5 at Bet365