Harrogate Town vs Walsall Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 18/04/2023

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

Top Predictions and Best Odds for Harrogate Town vs Walsall

Harrogate played four draw matches in a row but against Walsall, a team that doesn't have any valuable goals for the remainder of the season, the home team needs to go for a win.

Harrogate Town to Win

After playing in four straight draw matches, it is time for Harrogate Town to make sure there is a light at the end of the tunnel once and for all. For this particular Harrogate Town vs Walsall prediction, the hosts are looking like a team that is ready to take the next step and move toward a positive conclusion to a difficult season. Walsall hasn't won a match in the last six rounds, and their form is lower than the team would have hoped for, but with no imperative of winning, it seems that the guest team's players are ready for their vacation time.

Both Teams to Score

While playing four draws in a row, Harrogate Town played the same result in their last three games, it was 2-2. Ahead of the Harrogate Town vs Walsall match, there is a sentiment that this match could find some more goals for either side. The home team has played four straight matches that covered the BTTS option while Walsall had two of those games in the same period. As far as their h2h record is concerned, it goes overwhelmingly on the side of both teams scoring a goal as four of their past five encounters covered the bet in question.

Statistics and Current Market Odds for Harrogate Town vs Walsall prediction

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

Head to Head

25/10/22

England League 2 England

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Walsall

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

3

1

19/03/22

England League 2 England

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

gb

Walsall

1

1

13/11/21

England League 2 England

gb

Walsall

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

1

3

02/04/21

England League 2 England

gb

Walsall

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

0

0

19/09/20

England League 2 England

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

gb

Walsall

2

2

Last Five - Harrogate Town

17/02/24

England League 2 England

Crewe

Crewe

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

0

0

D

13/02/24

England League 2 England

Mansfield

Mansfield

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

9

2

L

10/02/24

England League 2 England

Colchester

Colchester

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

0

1

W

03/02/24

England League 2 England

Stockport

Stockport

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

1

1

D

30/01/24

England League 2 England

Sutton Utd

Sutton Utd

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

1

2

W

This is how the bookmakers value the odds:

Harrogate Town odds: 6/4 (2.50) – 40%

Draw odds: 3/1 (3.00) – 33.3%

Walsall odds: 9/5 (2.80) – 35.7%

The Harrogate Town vs Walsall odds are set, and the expected winner tag belongs to the home team who has the most to lose from this matchup. The bookies judge the probability of their win at 40 percent. Harrogate's form late in the season is a good reason to justify these odds, and we can also look at some other possible outcomes, you can check plenty of those on our football betting tips page: Harrogate Town winning without BTTS offers solid odds of 11/4 (3.75) – 26.7% while going for a Draw after the first 45 minutes of play will give you odds at 1/1 (2.00) – 50%.

Team News, Preview, and Harrogate Town vs Walsall Lineups

Harrogate Town

Their form improved significantly in the latter stage of the season and gave the team much-needed confidence in their efforts to keep their League Two status. Now, Harrogate Town needs a finishing touch to complete a positive turnaround in the remaining few games of the season, notably against teams that have nothing to play for like their upcoming opponent.

Expected lineup: Oxley, Foulds, Eastman, O'Connor, Sims, Thomson, Falkingham, Folarin, Pattison, Olaigbe, Armstrong.

Walsall

The season for Walsall is decided, they won't be promoted this year, but the team won't be relegated as well. It is hard to find motivation in this part of the season when results don't matter in a certain way, but, it could allow some younger players in trying to give themselves a good head start for the next season.

Expected lineup: Evans, McEntee, Low, Monthe, Knowles, Kinsella, Comley, Gordon, Hutchinson, Matt, Wilkinson.

Starting Lineups

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

Player to Watch: Luke Armstrong

Harrogate is in the middle of a tough battle to survive the season and remain in League Two, and probably the only reason they are outside the relegation zone for the time being is Luke Armstrong. He scored an impressive 15 goals while assisting five times. He has done a great job of keeping his team afloat.

England League 2

General Information about Harrogate Town vs Walsall prediction

  • Where is the game being played? – The match will be hosted at EnviroVent Stadium in Harrogate
  • Who is the favorite? – Harrogate Town is the favorite
  • How many wins did they earn? – Harrogate Town won 9 times while Walsall recorded 11 wins
  • Who will referee the match? – Rebecca Welch will officiate the proceedings

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