Bradford vs Shrewsbury Predictions & Betting Odds – 19th November 2019

Bantams can pull off the upset at home

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Bradford vs Shrewsbury Betting Tips – FA Cup, 20th November 7.45pm

This replay will decide who moves through to meet Mansfield in the second round. League Two side Bradford have the advantage at Valley Parade as they take on Shrewsbury from a division above them. So there is still a cup upset in the making here if the Bantams can deliver. Read our predictions for Bradford vs Shrewsbury.

Bradford vs Shrewsbury Betting Odds*

1 X 2
6/4 11/5 9/5

FA Cup Betting at Bet365

Bradford News and Form – Can the Bantams beat Shrewsbury?

Even though Bradford could not hold on to a lead away at Shrewsbury for very long, they did hang on for a good 60 minutes to get this tie back to a replay. Can they take their chance at home? Bradford have only suffered one defeat from their last seven games, winning four of those, so they are not in bad shape.

Bradford 1 Goal Winning Margin


They have also won three of their last four at Valley Parade which makes this interesting. Bradford scored exactly two goals in each of those victories. Their home record for the season is W6 D1 L3. As for their FA Cup record, it has been one success in their last six played, which was a penalty shootout success against Aldershot last season. But Bradford have won through in three of their last four home ties.

Bradford vs Shrewsbury Head to Head

Bradford won both meetings in last season’s League One
The Shrews are winless in five against Bradford
Both teams have scored in two of the last seven meetings
Just one of the last nine meetings have gone over 2.5 goals


Key-Facts – Bradford vs Shrewsbury

  • Shrewbury have won only two away games this season
  • Bradford have failed to win 5 of their last 6 FA Cup matches
  • Shrewbury have scored in 3 of 8 away games this season


Shrewsbury News and Form – Can Shrewsbury win replay at Bradford?

Shrewsbury now have to deal with the stresses of an away replay against a lower-tiered opponent. But the Shrews are in decent enough form however as they have only taken the hit of one loss in their last six games (W2 D3). Their away form is where things look a little bit sticky for them this season. It has been just two wins from eight away games played this season (D3 L3).

Shrewsbury have only scored one goal in their last four away games in total. Indeed, from their eight away games this season Shrewsbury have failed to score in five of them. It has been two wins in their last three FA Cup away games though (L1) and last season they took a win at Championship side Stoke before losing 3-2 at Premier League side Wolves.

Bradford vs Shrewsbury Tips & Odds

Home win at 6/4
Bradford To Qualify at 4/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on November 17th, 2019 at 8:53 p.m.)

Bradford vs Shrewsbury Predictions

Bradford to win: The Shrews may have a difficult night at Valley Parade because they have very little away from going behind them for the season. The Bantams can make a real fist of this on home soil and may be able to find a way to qualify. Bradford to win.