Since Paul Scholes left Oldham Athletic there has been a turnaround in fortunes and following last weekends 2-2 draw with Swindon, they go into Good Fridays contest with a draw and three 2-0 victories in their last four outings. The hosts know that they will need to put together a near perfect run if they are going to make the play-offs, as they have a seven point gap to make up with just 15 points left to play for.
It has been a season of two sides for Oldham Athletic. Unbeaten in the league on the road, whereas at home, they have only won twice and have lost their last two. Although Oldham had more of the chances, Port Vale largely suppressed their attacks effectively and took their chance when they got a penalty in the first-half, holding on after that for all three points. The most recent was the weekend game against Port Vale.
By clicking on the team names you can examine the teams on their actual form in particular. These facts should all be considered to place a successful bet on this match. The match preview to the football match CHELTENHAM vs OLDHAM in the League 2 of England compares both teams and includes match predictions the latest matches of the teams, the match facts, head to head (h2h), goal statistics, table standings, match strengths and at least a computer calculated match prediction.
The game before that had seen Oldham thumped 3-1 by another inconsistent side, Carlisle. It was reported that players are threatening strike action over unpaid wages and it can be argued that this turmoil has affected the last two performances. The team were dominated from start to finish and deserved to lost the match. A consolation goal from Ishmael Miller at least reduced the score-line, however, it marked the end of a terrible week from the club.
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Jose Baxter and Chris OGrady provide the experience in attack, so there is a clear core to the team. However, if that dispute can be settled, Oldham have a strong squad that could easily challenge for the play-offs. If their off-field problems can be sorted out, the team may be able to play more freely at home. Goalkeeper Daniel Iversen has put in a number of good shifts in the games, whilst George Edmundson looks a real prospect for the club at the back.
Cheltenham manager Michael Duff still hasnt won a game yet, however, he secured his best result yet over the weekend with an away draw at Forest Green Rovers. Cheltenham matched a side who had been impressive all season but conceded with 15 minutes to go to share the points. In the Gloucestershire derby, Cheltenham took the lead after Tyrone Barnett got his first for the club in a rebound from a saved penalty by Luke Varney. Despite this, manager Duff can take a lot of positives from the performance.
Cheltenham average scored 1.50 goals per match in season 2019. In 4 (66.67%) matches played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 3 (42.86%) matches played away was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 4 (66.67%) matches in season 2019 played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals. On average in direct matches both teams scored a 2.21 goals per Match.Oldham in actual season average scored 1.31 goals per match. Teams Oldham Cheltenham played so far 14 matches.Oldham won 4 direct matches. Below you will find a lot of statistics that make it easier Predict the result for a match between both teams. Below the text is a list of the direct games. Cheltenham won 4 matches. In 1 (14.29%) matches played away team was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals. 6 matches ended in a draw.
This Good Friday Oldham Athletic have the opportunity to prove that they have moved on from the short spell Paul Scholes had in charge when they make the trip to face off against a Cheltenham Town side who are finishing the season in a pretty strong manner. The departure of any high profile manager can often generate huge interest in what a club does next and there is often plenty of talk about what the team can expect before the season reaches its conclusion.
With both sides approaching this contest in pretty good shape, we fully expect this match to be a pretty entertaining affair. The fact that the hosts have seen both teams score in each of their last eight home matches and their visitors have scored two goals or more in each of their last four outings means that we think backing both teams to score represents the best chance of a return.
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The Robins secured back to back victories against Northampton Town and Crewe Alexandra and, although they were unable to add more victories to that run, the back to back draws against promotion hunting Lincoln City and Exeter City shows that they should not be underestimated on Good Friday. Cheltenham Town are certainly enjoying the end of the season now the pressure is off and they go into this contest undefeated in their last four outings.