Colchester United vs Grimsby Town - 16/04/24 | Fast live stats

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England League Two

99 ' (+6)
Full Time
2 - 0 (1 - 0)

Colchester United vs Grimsby Town Statistics

3
Shots Blocked
6
45
Ball Possession %
55
8
Shots Total
14
18
Challenges
9
1
Goal Kicks
0
67
Duels Won
61
0
Accurate Crosses
6
5
Corners
5
2
Yellowcards
2
2
Shots Off Target
6
2
Goals
0
72
Successful Passes Percentage
74
9
Successful Dribbles
4
30
Throwins
21
4
Saves
0
1
Redcards
0
89
Attacks
111
3
Shots On Target
4
7
Shots Insidebox
10
3
Substitutions
2
55
Headers
47
319
Passes
388
3
Offsides
1
1
Assists
0
135
Ball Safe
149
0
Penalties
0
1
Shots Outsidebox
4
42
Dangerous Attacks
46
18
Successful Interceptions
22
18
Interceptions
9
226
Successful Passes
288
0
Yellowred Cards
0
4
Goal Attempts
10
19
Dribble Attempts
10
12
Fouls
13
6
Key Passes
11
13
Tackles
26
30
Successful Headers
21
7
Total Crosses
24
2
Injuries
0
1
Hit Woodwork
0
1
Counter Attacks
0

Match Events

5' Goal! Tom Hopper 1-0
46' Noah Chilvers (Alistair Smith)
Yellow Card Justin Obikwu Yellow Card 48'
Harry Wood (Curtis Thompson) 66'
73' Yellow Card Yellow Card S. Hornby
75' Yellow Card Yellow Card Ellis Iandolo
Abo Eisa (Liam Smith) 78'
79' Goal! John Akinde 2-0
83' Riley Harbottle (John Akinde)
Yellow Card Toby Mullarkey Yellow Card 90'
90' Yellow Card Red Card Tom Dallison
90' Jayden Richardson (Jayden Fevrier)

Colchester United vs Grimsby Town Prediction & Preview

Preview

As the England League Two gears up for another thrilling encounter, Colchester United is set to host Grimsby Town at the JobServe Community Stadium on a crisp Tuesday evening, marking the 33rd round of matches. With both teams nestled closely at the bottom of the league table - Colchester United at 22nd with 41 points and Grimsby Town just above them in 21st with 46 points - this match promises not only to be a battle for supremacy but also a fight for survival.

Looking back at their recent encounters, history slightly favors Colchester United who have emerged victorious in three out of their last five head-to-head clashes against Grimsby Town, including a memorable 3-2 win when they last met on October 24th, 2023. However, this upcoming match-up is anything but predictable as both sides come off impressive wins; Colchester beating Crawley Town away with a scoreline of 2-3 and Grimsby securing an emphatic away victory against Crewe Alexandra by three goals to nil.

Analyzing their current form reveals that both teams are evenly matched; Colchester has picked up two wins, suffered one loss and drawn twice in their last five games while Grimsby’s record shows two wins, two losses and one draw. Despite being closely contested on paper, there's an interesting dynamic when considering home vs away performances – particularly noting that each team tends to concede more when playing in their respective environments.

Goalscoring stats tell us that we might be in for some action; Colchester averages slightly higher goals per game overall (1.2) compared to Grimsby’s (1), but it's worth noting that these numbers remain consistent irrespective of playing home or away. Defensively speaking though there seems to be some cause for concern especially for Colchester who concede an average of 1.5 goals per game at home as opposed to Grimsby’s tighter defense conceding just one goal per game when playing away.

Bet

Given the competitive nature between these two sides and considering all statistical insights - from recent forms down to goal averages - selecting the right bet poses quite a challenge yet offers potential value. The odds lean towards a Home Win (2.3) indicating favoritism towards Colchester United possibly due to historical results and recent performance metrics including goal scoring capabilities especially at home despite their defensive vulnerabilities.

However, taking into account both teams' knack for finding the net recently alongside defensive gaps which could lead either team susceptible on counter-attacks or set-pieces; betting on Over 2.5 goals (odds:1.82) seems like an enticing option here given it aligns with past encounters’ outcomes and fits within both teams' current scoring form trends making it our recommended bet.

All our previews are generated using advanced AI models. These take into account recent form, H2H records, goals scored, conceded and much more. We manually review all previews before they are put on the site, but mistakes are always possible. Additonally, they do not currently take into account squads, team news or injuries.

This preview should be used to help you evaluate the Colchester United vs Grimsby Town match, recent team form, goals, statistics and league performance. You should then come to your own decision about what YOU think is a good bet. Always check the facts and never bet money you cannot afford to lose.

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