Exeter City will face off against visiting side Cheltenham Town at St James Park in this League One match on Saturday.
Our Exeter City v Cheltenham Town tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (plus the best game odds).
Exeter City are hoping to win again after their last result, the 3-1 League One triumph over Wycombe Wanderers.
For Exeter City, the scorers were Harry Kite (22'), Archie Collins (38') and Timothée Dieng (74'). David Wheeler (50') was the scorer for Wycombe Wanderers.
Fixtures involving Exeter City have often been engaging ones recently with plenty of scoring anticipated. Over their past six clashes, the sum of 21 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 16 of them being chalked up by Exeter City. However, time will tell if the trend might be replicated in this upcoming match or not.
Looking at their past form shows that Exeter City:
- haven't won against Cheltenham Town in their previous 4 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches at home.
In their last game, Cheltenham Town drew 0-0 in the League One match with Fleetwood Town.
The stats tell the story, and Cheltenham Town have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 15 goals overall. In defence, Cheltenham Town have seen their frailties exposed.
Their previous form shows that Cheltenham Town:
- have not lost to Exeter City in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 7 league games.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings going back to 03/09/2019, both clubs have shared the honours with Exeter City winning 2 of those games, Cheltenham Town 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A combined sum of 21 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 13 for The Grecians and 8 coming from The Robins. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.5.
Team News: Exeter City
There’s just one fitness concern for the Exeter City manager Matt Taylor to contend with from an otherwise fully-primed squad. Kyle Taylor (Fracture-dislocation of the ankle) will miss out.
Team News: Cheltenham Town
Thanks to a fully healthy group available to choose from, the Cheltenham Town manager Wade Elliott does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
We’ve got the feeling that Cheltenham Town should get enough chances to find the net against this Exeter City outfit, however that possibly won’t be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re going for both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for Exeter City when all is said and done. Could easily see this go either way.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: St James Park (8,219)
Captain: Matt Jay
Chairman: Julian Tagg
Manager: Matt Taylor
Competitions: League One position 11, EFL Cup (Second Round)
🔑 Star Man: Jevani Brown
Typically taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Jevani Brown was born in England. Having made his senior debut playing for Cambridge United in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has contributed 3 league goals in this League One 2022 - 2023 season to date in a total of 3 appearances.