AFC Wimbledon 1/1 to beat Southend United in Wednesday’s EFL Trophy contest
Competition: EFL Trophy
Market: AFC Wimbledon win
Odds: 1/1 @ Bet 365
Knowing that a victory could send them through to the knockout stage of this year’s EFL Trophy, AFC Wimbledon will make the trip to Southend on Wednesday night.
Starting with the hosts, continuing on what has been a woeful run of form across all formats, Southend find themselves in the midst of a real struggle. In their 17 League One matches this season, they have recorded just a single victory, two draws, and 14 defeats, scoring 17 and conceding 48 in return. With a points tally of just five, they already sit eight points adrift of safety and it should also be noted that the Blues hold the worst defensive record in England’s third-tier. As for their recent run of results, Southend have now lost their last five matches across all competitions and they have also lost their last five matches on home soil.
As for the visitors, continuing to find some much-needed stability, AFC Wimbledon are enjoying their brightest run of the season so far. In their 16 League One matches this year, they have recorded three wins, four draws, and nine defeats, scoring 20 and conceding 26 in return. With a points tally of 13, only their goal difference currently keeps them outside of the relegation zone. As for their recent run of results, AFC Wimbledon have lost just one of their last seven matches across all competitions and also picked up a 3-0 win in their last EFL Trophy matchup.
Bet: AFC Wimbledon 1/1 to beat Southend United in Wednesday’s EFL Trophy contest @ Bet 365