On Saturday, the league’s best offence will square off against the league’s worst defence when Plymouth visits Pirelli Stadium to play Burton in Matchday No. 19.
Despite a 1-1 draw with Lincoln seven days ago, Plymouth still leads League One by four points at the top of the standings.
They did continue the streak of games in which both teams scored, making it five in a row in League One on this particular occasion. It will be fascinating to see if the Pilgrims have what it takes to beat Burton right away and get back to winning.
The primary reason the hosts are in such poor position is their weak defensive line. After allowing three goals in the home draw with Charlton last weekend, it let them down once more.
The last two league games have seen seven goals conceded by Dino Maamria’s team.
This is undoubtedly not encouraging at all in advance of this weekend’s matchup with the division’s most lethal offensive line.
Burton will rely on the fact that Plymouth has historically provided less impressive performances away from home this season. Thus, the Pilgrims have a perfect record at home this season with nine victories in nine games.
They have only been victorious in four of their nine road league games, though. Burton put on an impressive attacking performance in the 3-3 draw with Charlton last weekend, making 25 attempts in total, so it wouldn’t surprise us if the hosts won this game. Not least, we must mention that Burton has never defeated the Pilgrims at Pirelli Stadium.
1×2 Betting Odds
This match is a close one to call and even the odds will testify.
Being the home side, Burton are in this with the odds of 2.88 while the away side, Plymouth, have slightly better odds of 2.5.
The chances of a stalemate have are least likely according to the market. The odds of a draw are 3.6.
This contest is probably way to close to call, but money on the home side might be a good call to take!
Not to forget Burton home form has been exceptional, while Plymouth have struggled away from home.
Total goals over/under
The odds of this match having more than 2.5 goals is at 1.8, while the odds of under 2.5 goals stands at 2.1.
With such a close match any result is possible, but there is also a chance that someone might win it 2-1.
Personally, I could see this match have more than 2.5 goals.
But hey, your money your choices!