Plymouth Argyle vs. Portsmouth Match preview
On Monday night, top view cameras will be focusing on Plymouth Argyle welcoming Portsmouth at Home Park for the League One clash. These teams are in form despite injury concerns and international call-ups to some of their big names.
Portsmouth have been known for slow take-up in League one season but eventually hit top form. The Pilgrims are going into this game with accrued confidence after a big 4-2 win against Swindon Town. On the other hand, Pompey still won on the same day 3-1 over Lincoln City.
Plymouth Argyle vs. Portsmouth match Facts
- Plymouth have featured in six League One matches, winning four, drawn once and lost once
- The Pilgrims have registered just a single clean-sheet of six League one matches.
- Portsmouth have registered two clean-sheets in seven League one
- Pompey have played seven League one matches this season, won five and lost twice.
- Plymouth have won all home League One matches this season.
- Portsmouth won all away League One matches this season.
- Plymouth are winless in their last six league meetings with Portsmouth (D4 L2) since a 2-1 away win in April 2016.
Plymouth Argyle vs. Portsmouth Head to Head
Portsmouth has never lost to Argyle in League One; the last encounter resulted in a 1-1 draw.
Pompey have won twice 1-0 in 2017 and 3-0 in 2018 in League One competitions.
Meanwhile, in League, Two Pilgrims have won thrice 3-0 (2014), 2-1 (2016), and May 2016 1-0.
Plymouth Argyle News
The home team has no fresh injury concern ahead of the clash.
Portsmouth Team News
According to the club’s tweet, Andy Cannon is on the treatment table with a groin injury while Jack Whatmough nursing hamstring and both are in doubts for the game at Home Park.
Michael Jacobs will be out for the best part of another month, but it was a particularly bad tackle on him in the Sunderland game.
Lee Brown is close to being fit after a hamstring injury this is according to the boss and is likely to face Argyle.
Plymouth Argyle vs. Portsmouth Prediction
Ryan Lowe’s teams are an attacking side and they tend to keep the ball low on the floor.
Argyle’s league form is superb so they certainly will be a dangerous opponent. Especially as Pompey faced plugging a huge hole down the left-hand side with Ronan Curtis called up for international duty.
Plymouth Argyle vs. Portsmouth – Goals – Over 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced more than two goals in their previous encounters, Therefore chances of scoring more than two goals are likely to be witnessed.
Betway are backing the goals with 1.70 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.83.
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