Classic Pools: UK Pool 18th – 20th February

Classic Pools: UK Pool 18th – 20th February

The Premier League takes a break this weekend for the fifth round of the FA Cup, where Millwall will fancy their chances hosting a declining Leicester side

We’ve highlighted ten fixtures that could end in score draws so consider them for your own selections before playing for the £3 Million top prize.

2 - Fulham v Tottenham

Fulham (8th Chp) and Tottenham (3rd PL) last met in the Premier League in season 2013-2014 where Spurs won 2-1 away and 3-1 at home.

Fulham have won their last four matches at home, beating both Wigan and Nottingham 3-2 in the two most recent.

Tottenham have failed to win their last three league matches on the road, drawing with Man City and Sunderland before losing 2-0 to Liverpool.

70 League Encounters

11 Fulham wins

35 Tottenham wins

24 Draws

4 - Middlesbrough v Oxford Utd

Middlesbrough (16th PL) and Oxford Utd (11th L1) haven’t met since 1998 when Middlesbrough had a 4-1 win at home.

Middlesbrough have drawn their last two home games 1-1 with West Brom and 0-0 with Everton.

In their last twelve matches Oxford have lost three, drawn one and won eight.  They beat Newcastle 3-0 to reach this round of the FA Cup.

26 League Encounters

15 Middlesbrough wins

5 Oxford Utd wins

6 Draws

5 - Millwall v Leicester

They last met in the Championship in season 2013-2014 where Leicester (17th PL) beat Millwall (6th L1) 3-0 at home and 3-1 away.

Millwall are unbeaten in twelve matches, winning eight and drawing four.  They’ve kept a clean sheet in their last five games at home.

Leicester have only won one of their last seven matches and were beaten 2-0 by Swansea in their last away match.

38 League Encounters

14 Millwall wins

16 Leicester wins

8 Draws

11 - Ipswich v Leeds

Ipswich (13th Chp) won both league encounters with Leeds (5th) last season, but Leeds won the reverse fixture this time 1-0 in September.

Ipswich have drawn two and won one of their last three matches.  They drew 2-2 with Reading in their last home game.

After two back to back defeats this month to Huddersfield and Cardiff, Leeds beat Bristol City 2-1 at home on Tuesday.

69 League Encounters

22 Ipswich wins

30 Leeds wins

17 Draws

17 - Milton K Dons v Fleetwood

MK Dons (14th L1) have won all three of their encounters with Fleetwood (4th), including a 4-1 away win this season.

MK Dons are unbeaten in four league home games, winning two and drawing two.  They beat Oldham 1-0 in the most recent.

Fleetwood are unbeaten in fifteen league matches, winning nine and drawing six.  They had a 1-1 draw with Charlton in their last league away match.

3 League Encounters

3 MK Dons wins

0 Fleetwood wins

0 Draws

24 - Walsall v Peterborough

Walsall (12th L1) and Peterborough (8th) have drawn four of their last seven league encounters, including the reverse fixture this season which finished 1-1.

Walsall have won their last three league home matches 4-1 against Sheffield Utd, 3-1 against Bristol Rovers and 2-1 against Northampton.

Peterborough have won two and lost two from their last four league games on the road.  They beat Port Vale 3-0 in the latest.

45 League Encounters

18 Walsall wins

13 Peterborough wins

14 Draws

28 - Cambridge Utd v Newport County

Cambridge (14th L2) got the winner in the 83rd minute when they played Newport (24th) in the reverse fixture in September.

Cambridge have failed to win their last six league matches, losing four and drawing two.  They finished 1-1 with Yeovil on Tuesday.

Newport have won one of their last six league matches and drawn five.  They drew 0-0 with Grimsby on Tuesday.

11 League Encounters

5 Cambridge Utd wins

2 Newport County wins

4 Draws

33 - Grimsby v Mansfield

Grimsby’s (13th L2) goal came from a penalty in their 1-0 with over Mansfield (7th) earlier this season.

Grimsby are winless in four league matches but have only lost one of their last five at home.

Mansfield are undefeated in nine league matches and drew 4-4 with Accrington in the most recent.

45 League Encounters

17 Grimsby wins

17 Mansfield wins

11 Draws

42 - Gateshead v Forest Green

Forest Green (3rd NL) scored in 91st minute when they beat Gateshead (8th) 1-0 in the reverse fixture in August.

Gateshead have only lost one of their last eight matches and beat Southport 3-0 in their last home match.

Forest Green have only lost two of their last ten matches and beat Barrow 3-2 on their last road trip.

15 League Encounters

3 Gateshead wins

7 Forest Green wins

5 Draws

48 - Partick v Hamilton

Partick (10th Scot Prem) and Hamilton (11th) have drawn five of their last six league encounters. They drew 2-2 when Partick hosted in October.

Partick have failed to win in four league matches, drawing two and losing two.  They lost 1-0 to St Johnstone in their last game at home.

Hamilton have won just one of their last ten league matches and were beaten 3-0 by St Johnstone in their last league game on the road.

144 League Encounters

52 Partick wins

53 Hamilton wins

39 Draws

16/02/2017

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