League Two predictions and best bets for Saturday’s action

There may be a Premier League-sized gap in Saturday’s football schedule, but there’s still plenty going on in the EFL. There are 11 games from League Two to enjoy this weekend, while we’ve our League One match predictions page covers every weekend game from the third tier.

Meanwhile, there’s renewed focus on League Two with no Premier League or Championship action. The campaign in the fourth tier is well underway and we’ve ran through the early season form and numbers to pick out our favourite bets from across Saturday’s fixtures.

You can see each of our League Two match predictions below, complete with statistics and analysis of all six games. While you can pick and choose which of the six to add to your betslip, these six predictions combined make up a 46/1 accumulator with bet365.

For more from England’s fourth tier see our dedicated League Two predictions page.


League Two Predictions & Best Bets

Southend vs Exeter

  • Southend have lost nine of their last 11 league fixtures
  • The hosts have been beaten in three of their four games in League Two so far
  • Just four clubs have scored more than Exeter in League Two this term (six goals)
  • Only one team have conceded more goals in League Two this season than Southend’s nine
  • Exeter have scored twice in three of their four games this term

Scunthorpe vs Forest Green

  • Forest Green have drawn their last three League Two games despite winning the shot count on each occasion
  • Forest Green are averaging 21 shots per game in League Two this term
  • Scunthorpe have conceded 9% of the shots they’ve faced this term, scoring only 4% of the shots they’ve taken
  • Forest Green haven’t conceded in three League Two away games
  • Scunthorpe have lost to nil in two of their last three league games

Cheltenham Town vs Crawley Town

  • Cheltenham have won their last three matches without conceding a goal
  • Crawley have lost four of their last five visits to Cheltenham
  • Cheltenham have led at the break in four of their last five matches in League Two
  • The home side have kept five clean sheets in their last seven League Two outings
  • Cheltenham have won seven of their last nine League Two matches

Mansfield Town vs Stevenage

  • Stevenage have lost their last three games
  • The visitors have lost six of their last seven league trips
  • Stevenage have lost 10 of their last 12 matches in League Two
  • Mansfield broke the deadlock in eight of their last 10 League Two matches
  • Stevenage have conceded the opener in five of their last seven away games

Salford City vs Tranmere Rovers

  • Salford are unbeaten in four league games this season, keeping clean sheets in three of those outings
  • The home side have won after being ahead at the break in four of their last six League Two matches
  • Salford have won four of their last six League Two games without conceding
  • Tranmere have won only one of their first four League Two fixtures, failing to score on three occasions
  • The hosts have won three of their last four matches in all competitions

Port Vale vs Carlisle United

  • Port Vale’s last five games in League Two have all finished with under 2.5 goals
  • The hosts have the best defensive record in League Two (one goal conceded)
  • At least one team has failed to score in Carlisle’s last six League Two matches
  • Carlisle have scored from just 4% of their shots in League Two this season
  • The visitors have failed to score in three of their last four league away trips

46/1 League Two Accumulator Tip

You can back all six of our favourite League Two bets for the weekend in one accumulator below, with the sixfold being priced up at 46/1 with bet365. With a quieter Saturday afternoon than usual, we think this League Two accumulator tip is a good option if you’re looking for something to follow in the 3pm kick-offs.


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