With both sides still in the draw for the FA Cup second round, their attention turns to the Johnstone's Paint Trophy, with our tipster backing goals from the home side
Heading into the quarter-final stage of the northern section, the League Two leaders have already pulled off two solid wins to reach this position.
Graham Alexander's side saw off Tranmere Rovers 2-1 away from home in the first round before destroying last season's winners, Crewe Alexandra, 4-0 at home.
Alexander's men have been in fine form this season and come into this match having won their last three matches in all competitions. William Hill price them at even money (2.00) to progress to the semi finals in 90 minutes.
Carlisle come into this match having struggled against non-league Borehamwood in the first round of the FA Cup. The Cumbrians are still in the competition, though, after a 0-0 draw but will be disappointed that they will have to face a replay if they are to progress into round two.
It has been a tough season for Graham Kavanagh's men, winning only two away games in their last 10. They sit in 16th position in League One, without a win in their last four matches. William Hill price them at 11/5 (3.20) to win this match. The same firm also prices the draw at 11/5 (3.20).
A bet that stands out in this match is the race to two goals. Fleetwood's price of 5/4 (2.25) with William Hill seems like a fantastic one when you consider that it would have paid out in their last three matches. With Carlisle failing to score more than one goal in any of their last five away matches, it is certainly worth backing the home side to reach the target first.
|Fleetwood to win the race to two goals at 5/4 (2.25) 1pts stake with William Hill
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