Salford vs Colchester Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 15/04/2023

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England League 2 - Moor Lane

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

Salford vs Colchester Picks and Predictions

Salford has a real chance of taking one of the places that would bring them into the promotion playoff battle, but there is also a chance they could go even further.

Salford to Win

It is hard to deny the facts for this Salford vs Colchester prediction. The home team has the advantage considering they have done well regarding their form winning in three out of their last five encounters. They have accumulated 19 wins this season which is tied for the third-best mark in the league and with 64 goals scored they are sharing the top spot as the best attack in League Two. Colchester's form has been up and down most of the season, they have won only once in their past ten matches. Colchester won two out of their last five h2h battles while Salford took home a single victory with a couple of games ending in a draw like the first match these teams played earlier in the current season.

Over 2.5 Goals

With the best attack in the league, Salford is looking to take advantage of most of their opportunities in front of the opposing goal. Even though they played only one over 2.5 goals match against Colchester checking on their past five duels, Salford's form this season goes a long way to prove what kind of efficiency they can provide. They are the fifth-best ‘over' team in the league with 19 such games on the books. Colchester is in the bottom five of teams that played games with more than two goals in the back of the net, they had 14 for the season and two out of the past five games. Ahead of the Salford vs Colchester match, the home team has provided a few high-scoring matches when playing at home.

Market Odds and Statistical Information for Salford vs Colchester prediction

Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

Head to Head

24/01/23

England League 2 England

Colchester

Colchester

Salford City

Salford City

1

1

17/12/22

England League 2 England

Colchester

Colchester

Salford City

Salford City

0

0

22/01/22

England League 2 England

Salford City

Salford City

Colchester

Colchester

0

3

02/10/21

England League 2 England

Colchester

Colchester

Salford City

Salford City

0

2

01/05/21

England League 2 England

Colchester

Colchester

Salford City

Salford City

1

0

Last Five - Salford City

27/04/24

England League 2 England

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

Salford City

Salford City

2

2

D

20/04/24

England League 2 England

Newport County

Newport County

Salford City

Salford City

0

1

W

13/04/24

England League 2 England

Bradford

Bradford

Salford City

Salford City

2

1

L

06/04/24

England League 2 England

AFC Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon

Salford City

Salford City

1

0

L

01/04/24

England League 2 England

Walsall

Walsall

Salford City

Salford City

2

1

L

Last Five - Colchester

27/04/24

England League 2 England

Crewe

Crewe

Colchester

Colchester

1

1

D

23/04/24

England League 2 England

Doncaster

Doncaster

Colchester

Colchester

4

1

L

20/04/24

England League 2 England

Notts County

Notts County

Colchester

Colchester

1

0

L

16/04/24

England League 2 England

Grimsby

Grimsby

Colchester

Colchester

0

2

W

13/04/24

England League 2 England

Crawley Town

Crawley Town

Colchester

Colchester

2

3

W

These are the current Salford vs Colchester odds provided by the bookmakers:

Salford odds: 4/5 (1.80) – 55.6%

Draw odds: 12/5 (3.40) – 29.4%

Colchester odds: 7/2 (4.50) – 22.2%

Salford is the expected winner in this clash which will not come as a big surprise. The bookmakers are giving a 55 percent probability toward the home team's win which makes sense considering their form and the fact they are playing for promotion playoffs contrary to their opponent. You can check the latest picks and predictions on our football betting tips today page, and these are some of your options: Salford +1 Winning Margin is valued at 13/5 (3.50) – 28.6% and looking for a big scoring First-Half of 3+ goals could get you odds up to 15/2 (8.5) – 11.8%.

Team Information, Salford vs Colchester Lineups and Preview

Salford

A club run by a consortium of Manchester United legends has done well this season in League Two and now is hoping that there is still more to come in their potential promotion playoff battle. After winning three out of their last five games, Salford sits at the seventh spot which is the last one that takes a team to the playoffs.

Possible lineup: Cairns, Lowe, Vassell, Mariappa, Touray, Lund, Watt, Bolton, Galbraith, McAleny, Hendry.

Colchester

After going nine games without a win and with four draws in a row, Colchester finally won on Monday, and that victory against Crewe gave the team a much-needed boost before the final five games of the season. Colchester is only four points away from the relegation zone, so there is more uncertainty for the team.

Possible lineup: Smith, Hall, Kelleher, Chambers, Wood, Read, Ashley, Tchamadeu, Chilvers, Tovide, Akinde.

Starting Lineups

Starting lineups are usually released 60 minutes before kick-off.

Player to Watch: Elliot Watt

He is not a scorer, but without his contribution, Salford wouldn't get a big number of goals on their record. Scotland's playmaker leads the assists ranking in League Two this season with 15 deliveries to Salford's strikers and has also accumulated 11 yellow cards with his aggressive style of play.

England League 2

General Information about Salford vs Colchester prediction

  • When is the kick-off? – 15:00 BST, 16:00 CET
  • Who leads the scoring for both teams? – Callum Hendry and Conor McAleny recorded 10 goals each for Salford while Noah Chilvers leads Colchester with 7 goals
  • Where is the match venue? – Peninsula Stadium in Salford will host the game
  • What is the current home standing of Salford? Salford is currently ranked 13th in home performance after bagging 32 points on home soil. They have so far posted 9 wins, 5 draws and 6 defeats on home soil. Moreover, Salford has scored 26 and conceded 21 goals in 20 home games.
  • What is the away performance of Colchester United FC ahead of this trip to Salford? Colchester is currently 19th out of 24 teams in away performance. The visitors have bagged 18 points from 20 trips. Moreover, Colchester has recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 12 defeats on the road, scoring 18 and conceding a total of 27 goals away from home.
  • Where will Salford City host Colchester United for this clash? The League Two encounter will take place at  Peninsula. The match venue has a capacity of 5,000 seats.
  • Who is the Salford head coach ahead of this clash? Neil Wood is the hosting coach. The 40-year-old English tactician averages 1.64 points from 24 wins, 10 draws and 16 defeats in 50 matches.

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