Mansfield Town vs Newport County Betting Tip Draw & BTTS – 9 April 2021

Stags & Exiles to play out Friday night draw

Nicky Maynard / Mansfield Town ©IMAGO / Pro Sports Images October 31, 2020

Mansfield Town vs Newport County
9th March 1800hrs
Football – England – EFL League Two
Pick Draw & BTTS
Bookmaker Unibet
Odds: 7/2 odds taken 1012 GMT, Thursday 8 March

Nigel Clough’s Mansfield Town entertain Mike Flynn’s Newport County at Field Mill in EFL League Two action this Friday night. County are in the play-offs with just a handful of fixtures left, while Town are ten points clear of the drop zone. Can the Welsh team ramp up their top-seven hopes with a vital victory on the road on Friday? We have the best betting odds and predictions.

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Mansfield Town Preview – Will the Stags seal first victory in a month?

Mansfield Town have struggled for wins this season, picking up just nine so far. However, only Walsall have drawn more games (19) than the Stags (18). At the time of writing, Mansfield are in 19th position on 45 points.

Town have not tasted victory since a 3-1 home win over Cheltenham Town on 9th March. They impressed in that one, with Jordan Bowery netting a brace. Since then, however, the Yellows have drawn five and lost two of their following seven.

Our betting prediction:
Both teams to score
5/6

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(odds taken 1015 GMT, Thursday 8 April)

 
Mansfield have struggled for wins since Nigel Clough took over at Field Mill. In fact, the Nottinghamshire club have claimed just two victories since January. Clough’s troops are in no danger of going down, but they will be looking for a strong finish to their season.

Newport County Preview – Can the Exiles secure a crucial away win?

Newport County have had a topsy-turvy season so far. However, with a handful of games to go, the Welsh side are in the top seven. Overall, County have picked up 17 wins, suffered 12 defeats and drawn nine times. They are on 60 points after 38 games played.

Newport went into Easter Monday’s game in poor form, losing three in a row after three successive wins. However, Mike Flynn’s boys picked up a crucial win over fellow promotion hopefuls Bolton Wanderers, with Nicky Maynard netting the only goal of the game at Rodney Parade.

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The Exiles will be desperate to follow up the home win over the Trotters with three points against the Stags on the road this Friday night.

 

Mansfield Town vs Newport County Betting Advice

Newport came from behind with two late goals to edge past Mansfield when the duo locked horns at Rodney Parade earlier in the season. Stephen McLaughlin’s goal gave Town a 69th-minute lead, but Scott Twine and Matt Dolan netted late to turn the game on its head.

Newport have been beaten just once by the Stags in the last six meetings, though three of those have ended in draws.

 

Key Facts – Mansfield Town vs Newport County Betting Tip

  • Newport are in the play-offs with eight games to play
  • Mansfield are without a win in seven (five draws, two defeats)
  • 18 of Town’s 40 League Two matches have ended level

 

Mansfield have drawn far too many games this season, and we fancy the Yellows to draw yet again this Friday night. Check out the tempting price of 7/2 for the draw and both teams to score.

After going 11 League Two games without a goal, veteran Nicky Maynard netted the all-important winner against Bolton last time out. Maynard is available at 13/2 to score first here.

 

The best betting odds for Mansfield Town vs Newport County

Mansfield Town to win: 5/4 at Bet365
Draw: 11/5 at Bet365
Newport County to win: 9/4 at Bet365