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The Premier League meeting at Deeside Stadium on Saturday sees hosts Connah's Quay Nomads playing against The New Saints.
Our Connah's Quay Nomads v The New Saints tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Connah's Quay Nomads
Connah's Quay Nomads will be wanting a better result here after the 2-1 Premier League loss in their previous game against Bala Town.
Fixtures featuring Connah's Quay Nomads have proved to be engaging encounters lately with high scoring the rule rather than the exception. Over their past half dozen clashes, a grand total of 20 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 14 of these belonging to The Nomads.
Analysis of their past results shows that Connah's Quay Nomads:
- haven't been beaten in the league by The New Saints in their last 2 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
The New Saints
In the game prior to this, The New Saints drew 0-0 in the Premier League match with Caernarfon Town.
The trend of at least one team drawing a blank in games involving The New Saints has been apparent of late. Checking on their last 6 meetings reveals that it has happened 5 times. In those clashes, their opponents have managed a goal aggregate of 4 while The Saints have scored 11. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Leading up to this clash, The New Saints:
- have not registered a win against Connah's Quay Nomads in games played away from home for the previous 3 league games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head clashes going back to 01/11/2019 shows us that Connah's Quay Nomads have won 3 of these games and The New Saints 2, with the tally of draws being 1.
A combined sum of 14 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 9 from The Nomads and 5 belonging to The Saints. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.
Team News: Connah's Quay Nomads
Connah's Quay Nomads manager Andy Morrison does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this game thanks to a completely injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: The New Saints
With a fully injury-free group to pick from, The New Saints manager Scott Ruscoe has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match.
Our feeling is that Connah's Quay Nomads would be disappointed if they were not to find the net against this The New Saints lineup, however a single goal possibly won’t be enough to avoid defeat.
We’ve gone for both teams to score in a 1-2 advantage for The New Saints at full-time. Should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Connah's Quay Nomads
Stadium: Deeside Stadium (1,582)
Captain: George Horan
Chairman: Victoria Roycroft
Manager: Andy Morrison
Competitions: Premier League position 1