Tranmere Rovers-Stevenage Betting Preview: Expect few goals in this tight affair in League One

It’s a tough task for the Boro this weekend in Merseyside after a turbulent week which saw their manager sacked, and Hugh Wilson has picked out a 11/2 value bet to feast on
After a run of 14 defeats in 18 games for Stevenage, Gary Smith was relieved of his managerial duties this week. The Herefordshire side lost to bottom of the league Bury on Tuesday night, which was the final nail in the coffin for Smith.

Captain Mark Roberts has now been installed as caretaker manager and they face an out of form Tranmere Rovers side who are just clinging onto the final playoff spot by goal difference.

Roberts takes charge of a team who have lost their last six away games, and Paddy power price them as underdogs at 11/4 (3.75) to break that duct.

After a fantastic first half to the season, Ronnie Moore’s men have hit a purple patch in 2013 and are now in danger of missing out on the playoff’s altogether.

With seven defeats in their last 10 matches, they desperately need the win at Prenton Park and are priced as favorites at 10/11 (1.91) with Paddy Power. The same firm off 12/5 (3.40) that it ends in a draw.

With goals drying up for both sides, it’s no surprise that their results are being hampered. The bet that stands out is under 2.5 goals in the match at 4/6 (1.67). Had you backed this in Tranmere’s last seven home matches, then the bet would have paid out on six occasions.

Add in to the equation that Stevenage have only hit the back of the net once in their last five away matches, this bet is not to be ignored.

For those looking at something with more value, Ronnie Moore’s men to win 1-0 at 11/2 (6.50) with Paddy Power offers heaps of it. This is a scoreline certainly worth backing with Tranmere recording a 1-0 victory against Oldham in their last home match.


Under 2.5 goals at 4/6 (1.67) with Paddy Power
Tranmere to win 1-0 at 11/2 (6.50) with Paddy Power

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