Goal Rush Preview: 11th November

Goal Rush Preview: 11th November

We’ve picked five matches that are hot and five that are not in our weekend Goal Rush competition

We’ve looked through the fixtures in our Goal Rush competition this weekend and picked five games that look good for both teams to score and five that may struggle to find the net.  Look through our selections before playing for a potential £1,000,000 top prize.


Who’s Hot:

7 - Scunthorpe v Bristol Rovers

Scunthorpe won 3-1 hosting Bristol Rovers in League One last season before a 1-1 draw in the reverse fixture.

Both teams have scored in Scunthorpe’s last three league matches, they drew 1-1 with Fleetwood, beat Peterborough 2-1 and beat Oldham 3-2.

Bristol Rovers come into this on back to back defeats, they lost 3-1 to West Ham Academy in the League Trophy and lost 4-2 to Notts County in the FA Cup.

8 - Barnet v Colchester

They had a 1-1 draw in this fixture last season before Colchester won 2-1 at home.

Nine of Barnet’s last ten league matches had both teams score. They were beaten 4-1 by Accrington in their latest league fixture and followed that with a 3-1 defeat to Blackburn in the FA Cup.

Colchester have only failed to score in two of their eight league away matches this season. They had a 3-1 win hosting Crewe in their last league game.

10 - Carlisle v Yeovil

Both teams have scored in Yeovil’s last five visits to Carlisle. Carlisle won the most recent 2-1 in December last year.

Carlisle drew their last three league matches on the spin 3-3, 1-1 and 2-2, before winning 3-2 at home against Oldham in the FA Cup last weekend.

Yeovil have only failed to score in two of their last eight matches away from home. They had a 1-1 draw with Barnet in their last away.

25 - Halifax Town v Woking

Both teams have found the net in four of their last six encounters.

Halifax have only failed to get a goal in two of their last nine home matches.  They were beaten 4-2 in their most recent game visiting Tranmere at the end of October.

Five of Woking’s last six matches had both teams score, including their last three in a row. They drew 1-1 with Bury in the FA Cup and most recent game.

26 - Maidenhead v Gateshead

This will be the first ever clash between Maidenhead and Gateshead.

Maidenhead have scored in each of their last six home matches and kept a clean sheet in two.

Gateshead have only failed to score in one of their last seven on the road. They beat Leyton Orient 2-0 last time out.


Who’s Not:

2 - Bradford City v Plymouth Argyle

They’ve haven’t met since League Two in the 2012-2013 season, Bradford won 1-0 at home before a goalless draw in the reverse fixture.

Bradford have failed to score in three of their last seven home games, they lost 3-0 to Rotherham in the most recent.

Plymouth haven’t managed more than one goal in any of their eight league away games this season. They beat AFC Wimbledon 1-0 in their last road trip.

3 - Gillingham v Bury

An own goal helped Gillingham to a 2-1 win over Bury in this fixture last season.

Only AFC Wimbledon have scored fewer goals than Gillingham in League One this season.  They’ve scored twice in their last four league home games.

Bury are winless in their last five matches and managed three goals in the process.

6 - Rochdale v Wigan

Wigan’s last league clashes with Rochdale were in the 2015-2016 season, Wigan won 2-0 away and 1-0 at home.

Rochdale have kept a clean sheet in two of their last three home matches, after a 1-1 draw they beat Blackburn on penalties in the League Trophy on Tuesday night.

Wigan have the best defensive record in League One so far this season with just nine goals conceded. The bulk of the goals they’ve scored have come in the second-half.

15 - Exeter v Grimsby

Only one of their last five meetings had both teams score. They had a goalless draw in this fixture last term.

Exeter won their last match 3-1 hosting Heybridge in the FA Cup on Sunday. All the goals were scored in the last half-hour.

Grimsby have failed to score in their last three matches, they had two goalless draws and were beaten 1-0 by Plymouth in the FA Cup last Saturday.

18 - Swindon v Chesterfield

Six of the last ten league meetings between Swindon and Chesterfield had just one side score. Chesterfield won 1-0 on their visit last season, scoring in the 3rd minute of added time.

Swindon have won their last four matches in a row leaking just one goal in the process, which was conceded in the 83rd minute of their 5-1 win over Dartford last Sunday.

Only Morecambe and Crawley have scored fewer goals than Chesterfield in League Two this season. In their most recent game they were beaten 2-0 visiting Bradford in the FA Cup.




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