Last time out, we were a Millwall goal away from securing our third winning Saturday BTTS column of the year. The other 11 clubs all did their part. So close, yet so far.
This week we once again go six-games deep for a BTTS Accumulator that is priced up at 13/1 at the time of writing...
Leg 1 - Accrington Stanley vs Wrexham @ 1/2
We start with our only leg from League 2, where once again old faithful Wrexham are involved. I have been on them far more than average when it comes to BTTS so far this season and despite their recent form being middling on this front, they are still a play for me this Saturday.
They have tightened up at the back since Ben Foster has retired but they still have the second-worst defensive record in the top ten in the division. I’m not expecting a plethora of goals here but a 1-2 away win would be no surprise.
Leg 2 - Bromley vs AFC Fylde @ 4/7
Our second game of the weekend comes from Kent, where the home side are running with an eight-game winning streak in the league at home. Six of those games have also resulted in BTTS coming in, including the past four.
On Saturday, they welcome in an AFC Fylde side who are 68% in terms of both scoring and conceding in league play. The Lancashire club have been one of my irritants so far this campaign as every time I put them up for either this or the over 2.5 column, they let me down. Yet all the stats say they are a good play.
So, once more into the breach dear friends…
Leg 3 - Rochdale vs Aldershot @ 4/7
Leg 4 - York City vs Hartlepool United @ 8/15
I’ve stuck both of these games together as they have a very similar reasoning for putting them up. Both games are pure statistical plays. All four teams are 14 of 19 (74%) for BTTS this season and they get to face one another.
The last time Aldershot went on the road, they smashed seven past League 2 side Swindon in the FA Cup. They were 0-7 up at one point before conceding four times to end up as 4-7 victors.
Hartlepool are on a very strong run for this statistic, having been on the right side for us five times from their past six.
Leg 5 - Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic vs Forfar Athletic @ 4/7
With it being an international weekend, we are scouring the leagues looking for some good indicators and I’ve stumbled across this match in the bottom tier of the Scottish professional game.
Both of these teams are seven of 11 (64%) for BTTS this season. In four of the five games at New Dundas Park, BTTS has been a winner and Forfar have found the back of the net in three straight on their travels. Recent form suggests this is a play.
Leg 6 - Spartans vs Peterhead @ 4/7
Only one team in Scottish League Two have a better record than the two teams above for BTTS and that is fourth-placed Spartans.
On Saturday they host top-of-the-table Peterhead in a game with real promotion implications as a win for the home side would see them move to within two points of the current top spot.
Spartans’ matches are averaging more than three a game with Peterhead just shy of that number. It should be a good encounter at Ainslie Park and both sets of supporters should have at least one opportunity to cheer.
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