EFL Trophy Round-Up: 22/01/2019

EFL Trophy Round-Up: 22/01/2019

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Portsmouth vs Peterborough United

Portsmouth will host their Quarter-Finals EFL Trophy match this Tuesday where they welcome Peterborough to Fratton Park. Pompey are having a strong season in League One and their efforts so far have earnt themselves a spot up in first place, but they currently are in a run of poor form which has seen them lose their last two fixtures. The Posh are also having a strong season and currently sit in sixth place but five points separate them from fifth-placed Barnsley. Steve Evans will be looking to shake off his sides shocking performance against Luton Town on the weekend which saw them get beat 4-0. The hosts arrive as favourites with odds of 21/20 with SkyBet, while their opponents sit at 12/5 with Bet365.

Recommended Bet: Portsmouth win at 21/20 SkyBet – BET HERE

Sunderland vs Manchester City U21’s

Sunderland returns to the Stadium of Light this Tuesday where they welcome Manchester City U21’s as they go head-to-head in the Quarter-Finals of the Checkatrade Trophy. The Black Cats have been a strong side in League One this year and currently sit in third place making them potential title contenders. Sunderland are unbeaten in their last six games, but their last three have all ended in 1-1 draws. The hosts arrive as the favourites to secure the win in this fixture and can be backed with SkyBet for a price of 4/6. Manchester City U21’s arrive at this fixture in good form with them securing wins in their previous four games, their most recent victory came against Rochdale who they beat 4-2. If you fancy the underdog’s chances then Betway is offering odds of 7/2.

Recommended Bet: Sunderland win at 4/6 SkyBet – BET HERE

Bury vs Oxford United

League Two side Bury will attempt to get the better of their League One opponents, Oxford United this Tuesday in the Quarter-Finals of the Checkatrade Trophy. Bury have a good chance of causing an upset in this fixture as they have been in good form this season which has earned them a spot up in second place, whereas, Oxford have been struggling in League One. following their recent 2-1 win over Forest Green, Ryan Lowe’s men have won their last five matches. It has been a tough season for the U’s but they picked up a big three points in their last match when they shocked everyone with a 2-1 win over Portsmouth. Bury are favourites for this fixture with odds of 13/10 with Bet365, while their opponents sit at 2/1 with Betway.

Recommended Bet: Both teams to score YES at 4/7 Bet365 – BET HERE

Bristol Rovers vs Port Vale

Bristol Rovers return to their Memorial Stadium this Tuesday where they will take on their League Two opposition, Port Vale in the Quarter-Finals of the Checkatrade Trophy. Graham Coughlan will be hoping for a simple enough win from his side, but their form this season has been far from impressive. After 28 games played, Rovers sit down in 22nd and arrive at this fixture off the back of a 1-0 loss to Wycombe Wanderers. Port Vale are having an equally disappointing season in League Two as they sit down in 18th. Vale will arrive with some confidence though after they secure three points against Crawley Town over the weekend. Rovers have odds of 3/4 with SkyBet to secure the win in this fixture, whereas Port Vale have the odds stacked against them with a price of 7/2 with Bet365.

Recommended Bet: Bristol Rovers win at 3/4 SkyBet – BET HERE

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