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Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Rivals set for stalemate in EFL Trophy

  • Exeter City and Forest Green Rovers meet in Group 13 of the EFL Trophy
  • These League Two rivals both exited the Carabao Cup on Saturday
  • Exeter City have won 1 of their last 9 matches
  • Forest Green have won 1 of their last 10 matches
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Exeter City and Forest Green Rovers meet in their opening game in Group 13 of the EFL Trophy on Tuesday. Having been dumped out of the Carabao Cup at the weekend, these League Two clubs will be looking to kickstart their season with a win.

Exeter City Form 


Goals in each half from Jamie Paterson and Antoine Semenyo saw Exeter City go down 2-0 to Championship side Bristol City in the first round of the Carabao Cup on Saturday.

Matt Taylor's Exeter had been looking to make a flying start to the campaign after suffering a heartbreaking 4-0 League Two play-off final defeat at the hands of Northampton Town in June.

Exeter City Team News


Exeter boss Taylor has vowed to rotate his squad with Tom Parkes and Alex Hartridge possibles to return from injury. New signing Jake Caprice, Pierce Sweeney and Nicky Law will miss the game through injury.

Forest Green Rovers Form


Forest Green exited the League Cup at the first hurdle when losing 2-1 to League Two rivals Leyton Orient on Saturday. Dan Happe's own goal gave Forest Green the lead, but second half goals from Danny Johnson and Conor Wilkinson sent Leyton Orient through.

It continued a run of form that has seen Matt Cooper's side win only one of their last 10 games in League Two and the Carabao Cup.

Forest Green Rovers Team News


New signing Elliott Whitehouse remains unavailable as he continues to serve a six-match suspension. Fellow newcomers Scott Wagstaff and Jack Evans were unused substitutes against Leyton Orient, but could be in line for debuts.

Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers Head to Head


Exeter won both meetings between the sides last season with 1-0 wins. Exeter have lost only one of the last 10 heads to heads dating back to 2007.

Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers Odds


Exeter City have been installed as 2.00 favourites to win the tie in 90 minutes with Forest Green Rovers available to back at 3.60. A draw is a 3.50 chance.

Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers Stats


  • Exeter have won 1 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Exeter City have lost 1 of their last 10 matches against Forest Green Rovers (all competitions).
  • Forest Green Rovers have won 1 of their last 10 matches (all competitions).
  • Forest Green Rovers have seen BTTS Yes in 10 of their last 12 matches (all competitions).

Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers FAQs

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Where is Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers being played?

Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers is being played at St James Park in Exeter, England.

When is Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers being played?

Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers is being played at 17:30 BST on Tuesday 8 September 2020.

What competition are Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers playing in?

Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers are playing in the EFL Trophy.

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Verdict

With both sides still finding their feet and squad rotation likely, a draw offers value in the EFL Trophy.

Best Bet: Draw Full-Time Result @250 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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