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Plymouth Argyle meet visiting rivals AFC Wimbledon at Home Park in this League One game on Friday.
All Plymouth Argyle v AFC Wimbledon game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Plymouth Argyle enter this game coming off the back of a 2-2 League One drawn game versus Blackpool.
For Plymouth Argyle, the goalscorers were Ryan Hardie (12') and Joe Edwards (90'). Sullay Kaikai (47') and Jerry Yates (64') scored for Blackpool.
It has not been often in recent times where Plymouth Argyle have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that The Pilgrims have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 9 goals in the process.
Going into this contest, Plymouth Argyle have not won against AFC Wimbledon in their last 2 matches in the league.
AFC Wimbledon come into this encounter following on from a 1-0 League One win versus Northampton Town in their last match.
The only name on the scoresheet from AFC Wimbledon was Joe Pigott (88').
Over the course of 5 of the prior six clashes featuring AFC Wimbledon, a relatively low number of goals have been scored between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game during that period works out to a meagre 1.67, with the average goals for The Dons being 0.83. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, AFC Wimbledon:
- have left without a victory over Plymouth Argyle when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 league matches away from home.
- are without a win away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head clashes going back to 30/05/2016 shows that Plymouth Argyle have won 3 of these & AFC Wimbledon 2, with the number of draws standing at 1.
A sum of 21 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 11 for The Pilgrims and 10 belonging to The Dons. That’s an average goals per game of 3.5.
The previous league game between these sides was League One match day 2 on 19/09/2020 when the final score was AFC Wimbledon 4-4 Plymouth Argyle.
The referee was Trevor Kettle.
Team News: Plymouth Argyle
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just one fitness concern for the Plymouth Argyle boss Ryan Lowe to be concerned with thanks to an otherwise robust group. George Cooper (Knee Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: AFC Wimbledon
Owing to a fully healthy squad available to select from, AFC Wimbledon boss Mark Robinson has zero fitness concerns at all before this match.
We feel that AFC Wimbledon have the firepower to put one past this Plymouth Argyle side, but it possibly won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re predicting a very close game with a 2-1 winning score for Plymouth Argyle at the end of the match. Definitely a tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Home Park (17,904)
Captain: Gary Sawyer
Chairman: Simon Hallett
Manager: Ryan Lowe
Competitions: League One position 16
⭐ Key Man: Joe Edwards
Mostly playing in the Centre Midfield position, Joe Edwards was born in Gloucester, England. After having played his first senior match for Bath City in the 2010 - 2011 season, the dangerous Midfielder has managed 5 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 31 appearances.