Wimbledon vs Walsall Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 28/03/2023

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AFC Wimbledon - Walsall

England League 2 - Plough Lane

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

Top Predictions and Best Odds for Wimbledon vs Walsall

These two teams have settled at their rankings position avoiding any possible problem with a chance of relegation looming.

Both Teams to Score – Yes

This Wimbledon vs Walsall prediction is about a couple of teams playing for honors instead of a possible reward in terms of promotion or rather just winning games. Wimbledon is in the bottom section of League Two rankings but almost assured of staying within the ranks while Walsall is closer to the middle of the table with little to no chance of progressing toward the promotion playoffs. The home team had four out of the last five games with both teams scoring at least a goal while Walsall did it twice in the same period. Looking at their h2h record, four matches out of their last five outings covered BTTS.

Over 2.5 Goals

We are staying with the topic of the goal for the second prediction of the Wimbledon vs Walsall outing. The hosts had three games with more than two goals scored in their last five encounters, and looking at Walsall, they had only one. However, their h2h record speaks a different story, four of their past five matches went over the two-and-a-half goals mark. For the season, Wimbledon had 16 matches with more than two goals in the back of the net while Walsall was a part of 12 of those matches.

Current Market Odds and Stats for Wimbledon 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

24/01/23

England League 2 England

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08/10/22

England League 2 England

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Walsall

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12/02/19

England League 1 League 1

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Walsall

AFC Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon

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21/08/18

England League 1 League 1

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AFC Wimbledon

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Walsall

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14/04/18

England League 1 League 1

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Walsall

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Last Five - AFC Wimbledon

27/04/24

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Walsall

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20/04/24

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Tranmere

Tranmere

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13/04/24

England League 2 England

Swindon

Swindon

AFC Wimbledon

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06/04/24

England League 2 England

Salford City

Salford City

AFC Wimbledon

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01/04/24

England League 2 England

Stockport

Stockport

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This is how the bookmakers are valuing Wimbledon vs Walsall odds this weekend:

Wimbledon odds: 13/8 (2.63) – 38.1%

Draw odds: 3/1 (3.00) – 33.3%

Walsall odds: 7/4 (2.75) – 36.4%

The odds are in favor of the home team, but only by a slight margin. These are the teams that don't have much to play for before the end of the year, and thus this pick makes it a tricky proposition for bettors. You can check our latest football betting tips for suggestions. These are some of the options you have: Over 1.5 First-Half Goals will bring you odds of 13/5 (3.50) – 28.6% while looking at a Draw with BTTS will award you with a price of 7/2 (4.50) – 22.2%.

Team Information, Preview, and Wimbledon vs Walsall Lineups

Wimbledon

The home team is struggling in this part of the season losing four times in their last five matches, but with eight rounds of matches to go, they are virtually assured of remaining in League Two for next season. They have an eleven-point advantage over the first team behind the relegation line, so Wimbledon players don't feel pressure to deliver lately, even though their fans wouldn't mind seeing their team getting a win or two. There are no major injury issues for the home team.

Possible lineup: Broome, Ogundere, Nightingale, Jenkins, Currie, Woodyard, Marsh, McAteer, Little, Davison, Janneh.

Walsall

The visiting side is gravitating more toward the upper part of the League Two rankings, however, they are a long way off the top seven teams of whom the last four will play in the promotion playoffs. There is not much to play for regarding Walsall but to try and get some more wins under the belt before the season comes to an end. The team hasn't faired well at the striker's position since Danny Johnson left for Mansfield when his loan spell expired in January, he was Walsall's best scorer with 12 goals. Conor Wilkinson is doubtful to play on Tuesday.

Possible lineup: Evans, Riley, Daniels, McEntee, Monthe, Kinsella, Comley, Hutchinson, Maddox, Knowles, James-Taylor.

Starting lineups

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

Player to Watch: Josh Davison

The most efficient player this season for Wimbledon, Josh Davison scored nine goals and delivered four assists leading his team in both categories. He has played in 35 matches this term and maintained a healthy presence in more than 90 percent of the minutes available.

Questions and Answers for Wimbledon vs Walsall prediction

  • When is the kick-off time? – 19:45 BST, 20:45 CET
  • Where is the match venue? – Plough Lane, London. Plough Lane has a seating capacity of 9,300.
  • Who will referee the match? – Ben Speedie
  • What was the score the last time they met? – Walsall won 3-1
  • What is the ranking of AFC Wimbledon in home performance? Wimbledon is 18th in home performance ahead of this clash wth Walsall FC. The hosts have posted 6 wins, 6 draws and 6 defeats in 18 home games, translating to a total of 24 points. They have scored 20 and conceded as many goals in the 18 home games they have played so far.
  • What is the ranking of Walsall FC in away performance? Walsall is currently ranked 17th in away performance. The visitors have posted 3 wins, 9 draws and 6 losses in 18 away games they have played so far. Moreover, Walsall has scored 16 goals and conceded 19 in the 18 away matches that they have played.
  • How do these teams compare in H2H stats? AFC Wimbledon has bagged 3 wins while Walsall has 4 wins in 7 meetings that have taken place between the teams.
  • How do the head coaches of these teams compare? The head coaches, Johnnie Jackson of Wimbledon and Walsall's Michael Flynn have met once and the visiting coach won it.

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