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Oxford United vs Wycombe Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Oxford to edge League One Play-Off Final

  • Oxford United and Wycombe contest the League One Play-Off Final
  • A place in the Championship awaits the winner at Wembley on Monday night
  • Oxford are unbeaten in the last 5 matches against Wycombe
  • Read on for our League One Play-Off Final preview and predictions
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A place in the EFL Championship is up for grabs when Oxford and Wycombe clash in the League One Play-Off Final at Wembley on Monday. 

Oxford are bidding to reach the second tier for the first time since 1999, while Wycombe are bidding for history and a first-ever season in the Championship. Who will be celebrating promotion?

Oxford United Form


Oxford needed a penalty shoot out to get the better of Portsmouth in their play-off semi-final. Both legs ended 1-1 and there was still little to split the sides after extra-time at the Kassam Stadium. 

In the end, Simon Eastwood's save from Cameron McGehan's spot kick proved the different and sent Oxford through.

Karl Robinson's side earned their spot in the League One play-offs on the back of five straight victories before the season ended, and that became seven games unbeaten courtesy of the two 1-1 draws with Portsmouth.


Wycombe Form


Wycombe did the hard work in the semi-final first leg as the took advantage of two sendings off and some slack Fleetwood Town defending to win 4-1 at Highbury Stadium.

Gareth Ainsworth's side were able to soak up pressure in the secong leg and equalise late for a 2-2 draw that took them to Wembley and one step away from the Championship.

A run of eight defeats in 14 games saw Wycombe slip to third in the League One table before the season ended. Failure to secure an automatic promotion spot was put firmly aside as they kept the dream alive with a 6-3 aggregate victory over Fleetwood.


Oxford United vs Wycombe Head to Head


The two sides met once during the regular season with Oxford claiming a 1-0 win at the Kassam Stadium in December. 

The 1-0 win came courtesy of James Henry's goal short before Wycombe were reduced to 10-men following a second yellow card for Adebayo Akinfenwa.

It made it five games unbeaten against Wycombe with Oxford having won four of those matches.

Oxford United vs Wycombe Odds


Oxford are firm favourites to end their wait for a return to the second tier. Bet365 make them 2.00 to win in 90 minutes and 1.53 to lift the trophy and earn promotion. 

Wycombe are 3.75 outsiders to win the game outright in 90 minutes and 2.50 to lift the trophy. A draw in the full-time result market is 3.40.

Oxford United vs Wycombe Match Up


Oxford have developed a resoluteness that firstly took them into the play-offs, and secondly saw them overcome a far more experienced Portsmouth side in the play-off semi-final. 

That tough-to-beat style will come up against a Wycombe side that certainly had goals in them in their semi-final win. Who will hold their nerve at Wembley?

Oxford United vs Wycombe Stats


  • Oxford have won 5 of their last 7 matches (League One and Play-Offs).
  • Oxford have seen BTTS in their last 4 matches (League One and Play-Offs).
  • Oxford have seen over 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 8 matches against Wycombe (all competitions).
  • Oxford have seen BTTS No in 4 of their last 5 matches against Wycombe (all competitions).
  • Wycombe have seen BTTS in their last 4 matches (League One and Play-Offs).
  • Wycombe have seen over 2.5 goals in 10 out of their last 14 matches (League One and Play-Offs).
  • Wycombe have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 4 matches (League One and Play-Offs).

League One Play-Off Final FAQs

Who is playing in the League One Play-Off Final?

Oxford United and Wycombe Wanderers will contest the 2020 League One Play-Off Final.

Where is the League One Play-Off Final taking place?

It is taking place at Wembley. There will be no crowd due to coronavirus.

Where can I watch a League One Play-Off Final live stream online?

Our live streaming calendar shows you where to watch the Oxford vs Wycombe in the League One Play-Off Final live stream online.

When is the League One Play-Off Final being played?

The League One Play-Off Final between Oxford and Wycombe is being played at 19:30 BST on Monday 13 July 2020.

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Verdict

It's going to a nervy encounter at Wembley with both sides eyeing up the financial implications of promotion to the Championship. Oxford have the doggedness to see the job through in what is traditionally a tight play-off final.

Only two of the last eight League One play-off finals have been decided by more than one goal, and this one should follow that pattern. BTTS has happened in 5 of the last 7 finals.

Best Bet: Oxford To Lift The Trophy @-188.68 at bet365 - 3 Units
Value Bet: BTTS Yes Both Teams To Score @-111.11 at bet365 - 2 Units
Value Bet: Oxford Win & BTTS Result / BTTS @350 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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