Braintree vs Grimsby
Top of the form table plays bottom tonight in what should be a routine win for the Mariners.
Braintree sit 24th in the form table, collecting just 3 points from their last 8 games. Their home form this season has been vastly better than their away – Averaging 1.67 at home compared to 0.67 away. However this stat may be slightly deceiving, in their last 4 home matches they have managed to pick up just 3 points – an average of 0.75. After a solid start to their campaign, they have slipped to 15th, and are without a win in 8 games.
Grimsby are flying high at the moment, winning their last 3 on the spin and are undefeated in their previous 5 away games.They have managed to score at least 1 goal in their last 8 away from Blundell Park too. Grimsby have managed to win some tough away games against teams that will offer more of a threat than Braintree – 3-2 at Torquay, 1-0 at Wrexham & 1-0 at Kidderminster. Expecting them to win here tonight, and 3 points will put them comfortably in the playoff places. The -0.25 line offers a little protection if things go awry.
Prediction – Braintree 1-2 Grimsby
The Pick – Grimsby -0.25 asian handicap – 19/20 – 1.95
Tips at a glance:
Ipswich vs Wolves – Both teams to score – 5/6 – 1.83
Lincoln vs Aldershot – Both teams to score – 7/10 – 1.70
Derby vs Huddersfield – Derby 2nd half clean sheet – NO – 5/4 – 2.25
Sheffield Wednesday vs Bournemouth – Bournemouth to score first – 9/10
Bolton vs Cardiff – Both teams to score – 3/4 – 1.75