Tranmere Rovers 5/6 to score over 1.5 goals against Southend United in Friday’s League One battle
Competition: League One
Market: Tranmere Rovers to score over 1.5 goals
Odds: 5/6 @ Bet 365
Looking to extend their buffer over the drop zone, Tranmere Rovers will host relegation contenders Southend United on Friday night.
Starting with the hosts, while they may have struggled to find some stability at the start of the season, Tranmere appear to be finding their feet. In their opening, 12 League One matches this year, they have recorded three wins, three draws, and six defeats, scoring 16 and conceding 21 in return. With a points tally of 12, they currently hold a three-point buffer over the relegation zone. As for their recent run of results, winning their last two matches across all formats, Tranmere have also lost just one of their last six matches on home soil. It should also be noted that the hosts have only failed to score over 1.5 goals in just one of their last six matches at home.
As for the visitors, continuing to endure a woeful start to the new League One campaign, Southend are now a huge favorite for the drop this season. In their 12 matches this year, they have recorded just a single victory, one draw, and 10 defeats, scoring 13 and conceding 32 in return. With a points tally of four, they already sit seven points adrift of League One safety. As for their recent run of results, Southend have lost their last four matches on the bounce and they have also now shipped seven goals in just their last two appearances. The Blues have also shipped over 1.5 goals in five of their last six matches on the road.
Bet: Tranmere Rovers 5/6 to score over 1.5 goals against Southend United in Friday’s League One battle @ Bet 365