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The League Two match at Mazuma Stadium on Saturday will see home side Morecambe taking on opponents Crewe Alexandra.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Morecambe v Crewe Alexandra, scroll down including the latest game odds.
Morecambe will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 2-0 EFL Trophy defeat last time out to Blackpool.
The only player to score from Morecambe was Farrend Rawson (90'). Jake Beesley (21', 46') was the scorer for Blackpool.
It’s been seldom in recent times that Morecambe have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Morecambe have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 9 goals on the way.
Ahead of this meeting, Morecambe are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
Crewe Alexandra will go into the clash following a 1-0 League Two win to defeat Notts County in their previous game.
The only name on the scoresheet from Crewe Alexandra was Courtney Baker-Richardson (98').
The trend of at least one team not scoring a goal in games involving Crewe Alexandra has been evident of late. Examining their last 6 meetings reveals that it’s happened 5 times. During those clashes, opposing sides have managed a goal aggregate of 7 and Crewe Alexandra have scored 8. Historical results aside, time will tell if such a trend might persist in this match.
Pre-game facts show that Crewe Alexandra:
- haven't been defeated by Morecambe in games played away from home for the previous 7 league matches. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 04/08/2018 shows that Morecambe have won 1 of them and Crewe Alexandra 3, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 24 overall at an average of 4 goals per match.
Team News: Morecambe
The Morecambe manager Derek Adams has no fitness concerns whatsoever before this game owing to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Crewe Alexandra
Owing to a fully healthy squad to pick from, the Crewe Alexandra boss Lee Bell has no fitness concerns to report coming into this clash.
We feel that Crewe Alexandra and Morecambe could well both score and end up finding themselves in a fairly even game here.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We’re therefore tipping a tight encounter with a 1-1 scoreline after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.