Fleetwood Town vs Oldham Betting Tip Fleetwood – 13 November 2019

Fleetwood to edge out Oldham

Dan Mooney / Fleetwood Town ©imago images / PRiME Media Images 12.11.2019

EnglandFleetwood Town vs Oldham AthleticEngland
13th November 1945hrs
Football – England – EFL Trophy
Pick MK Dons
Bookmaker Coral
Odds: 6/10 odds taken 2000 GMT, Tuesday 12 November)

It’s all to play for in Group B of the Northern section as Fleetwood host Oldham looking to get the victory that would see them finish second and qualify for the knockout phase at their opponent’s expense.

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Fleetwood Town Preview – Can Fleetwood find the win that would see them qualify for the knockout phase?

It’s been a very encouraging first part of the season for Fleetwood who are led, of course, by Joey Barton. The club sit in fifth spot in League One having played fewer games than most of the teams around about them. Barton, whether you’re a fan or not, is clearly ambitious and will be looking for his players to remain in touch with the leading pack ahead of one of the busiest parts of the schedule coming up. Fleetwood also made progress in the FA Cup thanks to Sunday’s 2-0 win away to Barnet – they face another away game in the next round when traveling to Crawley.

Their participation in the EFL Trophy hangs in the balance as they approach their final game of the group section. Barton’s men have yet to win a game in regulation time having lost out to group winners Accrington Stanley before edging past Liverpool’s youngsters on penalties. Having reached the sectional finals in 2016 and the quarter-finals a couple of years later it’s a club who have a decent record in this competition. They will be hoping that continues with a win tomorrow which sees them through to the next stage.

Both teams to score in 1st half

Oldham Athletic Preview – Will Oldham continue recent good form and get the result that sees them finish second?

Having made a terrible start to their league campaign, there are now at least some positive signs for Oldham as they attempt to climb away from the relegation zone in League Two. The Latics lost their first three games in the league and registered just one win in their opening nine matches. There have still been some struggles since then but Oldham have at least begun to rise up the table and now sit in 20th spot – three points above the bottom two. They get a break from league action this weekend which could be looked at in a couple of different ways. On one hand it will be a chance to get some rest but conversely, Oldham are now four games without defeat and there’s a feeling it will interrupt them hitting some form.

Oldham’s performances in this competition have been variable as well. A 3-0 defeat loss at home to Accrington came on the back of an entertaining 3-2 success against Liverpool’s U21 side. Regardless, the win has given them a slight advantage over Fleetwood  in the battle for second spot in this group. It’s not a competition that has been overly kind to Oldham down the years but they are regular participants in the knockout stages and may see this as an opportunity to continue that record.

Key-Facts – Fleetwood Town vs Oldham Athletic

  • Fleetwood are going well in the League and have made it through to the next round of the FA Cup – they will be looking to do the same in this competition
  • Oldham are arguably on their best run of form of the season at the moment and will be hopeful of clinging on to second spot
  • Ipswich are the only visiting team to have defeated Fleetwood who have won six at home

Fleetwood Town v Oldham Athletic Betting Advice

There has been on previous meetings between these two clubs in this competition when Oldham ran out 2-0 winners back in 2016. A win for either team on Wednesday would clearly guarantee them a spot in the knockout phase but where it gets interesting is if the game ends in a draw after 90 minutes. Should Fleetwood go on to win on penalties they would receive an extra point which would then see them leapfrog their opponents into second spot courtesy of a better goal difference.

Those are the permutations heading into this final game but both teams will just be hoping to get the win which would avoid any of the drama of penalties. Fleetwood may not have carried their best league form into this competition so far but they are very good at home in general. League One leaders Ipswich are the only visiting team to have won at Highbury this season and I’m banking on that remaining the case at full time tomorrow. Take the home win here.