The League One tie at Stadium MK on Saturday will see home side MK Dons up against Oxford United.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the MK Dons v Oxford United game - as well as up-to-date odds.
MK Dons will be looking for an improved result here following a 4-2 League One defeat in their last game at the hands of Shrewsbury Town.
For MK Dons, the goals were scored by Will Grigg (22') and Charlie Brown (82'). Sean Goss (4', 57'), Ollie Norburn (8') and Curtis Main (20') scored for Shrewsbury Town.
It’s been all too rare in recent games where MK Dons have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, The Dons have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 13 goals in the process.
Coming into this contest, MK Dons are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches at home.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Portsmouth in League One competition, Oxford United and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Harvey White (48') scored for Portsmouth.
During their 6 most recent matches, Karl Robinson's Oxford United have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 6 times thus giving them the goals per game average of 1.
Ahead of this clash, Oxford United have not been beaten in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 17/09/2016 tells us that MK Dons have won 1 of these & Oxford United 3, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 2.
A total of 13 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 5 for The Dons and 8 coming from The U's. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
The previous league game featuring these sides was League One match day 7 on 20/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Oxford United 3-2 MK Dons.
The match was refereed by Kevin Johnson.
Team News: MK Dons
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just one fitness concern for the MK Dons manager Russell Martin to be concerned with from a near full-strength squad. Ben Gladwin (Knee Injury) misses out.
Team News: Oxford United
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from, Oxford United manager Karl Robinson has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash.
We feel that Oxford United and MK Dons should play out a closely-fought contest here.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter with a 1-1 score draw when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadium MK (30,500)
Captain: Dean Lewington
Chairman: Pete Winkelman
Manager: Russell Martin
Competitions: League One position 11
🔑 Star Man: Scott Fraser
Usually deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Scott Fraser was born in Dundee, Scotland. Having played his first senior match for Dundee United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the dangerous Midfielder has managed 9 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 28 appearances.