SHREWSBURY V WYCOMBE
Shrewsbury Town, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 2-1 League One triumph over AFC Wimbledon.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Shrewsbury Town have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Shrewsbury Town have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 6 goals on the way. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Coming into this fixture, Shrewsbury Town are undefeated in their previous 3 home league matches.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against MK Dons in League One competition, Wycombe Wanderers and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Troy Parrott (40') scored for MK Dons.
Looking at their form, and Wycombe Wanderers have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 14 goals in all. In defence, Wycombe Wanderers certainly have room for improvement.
Prediction: Both teams to score
IPSWICH V DONCASTER
Ipswich Town head into this fixture following a 1-1 League One drawn match versus Sheffield Wednesday.
The only player to score from Ipswich Town was Conor Chaplin (90'). Dennis Adeniran (26') scored for Sheffield Wednesday.
Matches involving Ipswich Town have often been absorbing ones of late with a lot of goalmouth action expected. Over their past half dozen games, a total of 21 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 9 of those accredited to Ipswich Town.
Coming into this fixture, Ipswich Town haven’t won at home in the past 5 matches in the league. Things will have to change soon.
Since a loss in their previous game against Plymouth Argyle in League One competition, Doncaster Rovers will be hoping to turn things around here.
The only scorer from Doncaster Rovers was Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila (54'). Luke Jephcott (68') and Conor Grant (92') scored for Plymouth Argyle.
Looking at their form, and Doncaster Rovers have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 13 goals overall. In defence, Doncaster Rovers have not been doing too well. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Prediction: Ipswich win
CAMBRIDGE V GILLINGHAM
Cambridge United go into this fixture coming off the back of a 2-2 League One draw versus Fleetwood Town.
For Cambridge United, goals were scored by Adam May (35') and Shilow Tracey (51'). James Hill (2') and Paddy Lane (76') scored for Fleetwood Town.
Matches with Cambridge United have usually been exciting affairs lately with plenty of scoring expected. Over their past six clashes alone, a total of 20 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 11 of them accredited to Cambridge United.
Ahead of this meeting, Cambridge United are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
In their last game, Gillingham drew 1-1 in the League One match with Oxford United.
The only scorer from Gillingham was Alex MacDonald (30'). Matty Taylor (5') scored for Oxford United.
Gillingham have been effective going forward leading up to this encounter, scoring 6 goals in their last 6 matches. This doesn’t mask the fact that Gillingham can also improve defensively after being scored against in 5 of those same games. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be continued here, however.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
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