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Plymouth vs Portsmouth Betting Tips, Predictions and Odds - Will Portsmouth jump into the top six in League One?

  • Plymouth Argyle host Portsmouth in League One on Monday
  • The match is being played at Home Park
  • These two sides have drawn in 4 of their last 6 previous meetings (League One and Two)
  • Plymouth are unbeaten in their last 7 home matches in all competitions
  • Portsmouth are unbeaten in 8 of their last 10 away matches all competitions
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Danny Mayor's Plymouth may have to settle for a point (Getty Images)

Plymouth Argyle host Portsmouth in League One on Monday at Home Park. Plymouth will be looking to continue their hot run of form, while a win for Portsmouth sees them knocking on the door of the top two.

Plymouth Form


Plymouth have enjoyed a five-match unbeaten run in all competitions. 

A 1-1 draw with Wigan in the league was followed by victories against Doncaster Rovers 2-1 and Swindon Town 4-2, which has them sitting eighth after 11 matches.

Plymouth’s last two victories have come in cup competitions. They defeated Charlton Athletic 1-0 in the FA Cup, before easing past Newport County 3-1 in the EFL Trophy.

Plymouth Argyle Team News


Midfielder Lewis Macleod is a chance to return for the match against Portsmouth. 

The 26-year-old has been out of the squad since September with a knee injury but has returned to full training and is in contention for a call-up.  

Goalkeeper and cult hero Luke McCormick could also be selected for his first league appearance of the season. The 37-year-old has recovered from a shoulder injury and returned in Plymouth’s EFL Trophy win against Newport County.

Portsmouth Form


Portsmouth narrowly went down 1-0 to West Ham U21's in the EFL Trophy in their last match in midweek. 

Prior to this, Pompey recorded a thrilling 3-2 win against Ipswich in the FA Cup with defender Sean Raggett scoring the winner in the 111th minute after a 2-2 draw in normal time.

In the league, Portsmouth have won six of their last eight matches. Their most recent win came against Lincoln City, who they defeated 3-1 to sit in seventh place. 

Portsmouth Team News


Wingers Ronan Curtis and Michael Jacobs are both missing. Curtis is on national duty with Republic of Ireland, while Jacobs out injured.

Defender Jack Whatmough will also miss the match, with the 24-year-old still recovering from a hamstring injury. Midfielder Andy Cannon will also sit this one out but is expected to return from a groin injury for Portsmouth’s following match. 

Several changes are expected to be side after head coach Kenny Jackett rested his first team for their EFL Trophy tie with the West Ham U21's.

Plymouth vs Portsmouth Head to Head


These two sides have met 67 times. Plymouth have won 25 of these meetings, while Portsmouth have come out victorious in 28. They have played 14 draws. 

Their last meeting back in February 2019 ended in a 1-1 draw. Ben Close opened the scoring for Portsmouth in the 56th minute before Plymouth's Graham Carey equalised soon after in the 70th.

Plymouth vs Portsmouth Odds


Portsmouth come in as 1.95 favourites at bet365, with Plymouth at 3.80. A draw is available at 3.40.

Plymouth vs Portsmouth Match Up


Portsmouth may have one of the best away records in the league but come up against a seemingly immovable Plymouth outfit when at home. 

If previous meetings are anything to go by, they will not be separated. 

Plymouth vs Portsmouth Stats


  • Plymouth are undefeated in their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Plymouth are unbeaten in their last 7 home matches (all competitions).
  • Plymouth have not beaten Portsmouth in their last 6 meetings (League One and League Two).
  • These two sides have drawn in 4 of their last 6 previous meetings (League One and Two).
  • Portsmouth are unbeaten in 9 of their last 10 away matches (all competitions).
  • Portsmouth have not drawn their last 3 away matches at Plymouth (League One and Two).

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Where is Plymouth vs Portsmouth being played?

Plymouth vs Portsmouth is being played at Home Park in Plymouth, England.

When is Plymouth vs Portsmouth being played?

Plymouth vs Portsmouth is being played at 19:45 GMT on Monday 16 November 2020.

What competition are Plymouth vs Portsmouth playing in?

Plymouth vs Portsmouth are playing in League One.

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Verdict

These two have rarely been separated in previous meetings and will be forced to share the points once again.

Best Bet: Draw Full-Time Result @240.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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