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Colchester United vs Exeter City Preview & Betting Tips - Goals on the cards in League Two

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2020
Luke Daniels 17 Jun 2020
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Colchester United have seen over 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 8 matches
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Colchester United vs Exeter City Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Colchester United host Exeter City in the League Two playoffs on Thursday. Goals have been a regular occurrence in Colchester’s recent matches with more predicted at JobServe Community Stadium.

Colchester United Form


Colchester United had an inconsistent end to the regular season. They suffered a heavy 3-0 defeat at Port Vale before winning 2-1 at Salford City.

John McGreal’s side then lost 2-0 at home against Cheltenham Town but finished with a 3-0 win at Carlisle United.

Colchester United Team News


Colchester United have a full squad for the visit of Exeter City.

Exeter City Form


Exeter City had a poor end to the season, losing five of their last six games in all competitions. They won 3-2 at Macclesfield in League Two but failed to win any of their next five matches.

Exeter were knocked out of the EFL Trophy at Portsmouth before a 2-0 defeat at Northampton Town. Matt Taylor’s side drew 1-1 at home against Crawley Town and Crewe Alexandra before a 3-1 loss at Walsall.

Exeter City Team News


Winger Jack Sparkes remains out with a knee injury.

Colchester United vs Exeter City Head to Head


Colchester United and Exeter City are tied 7-7 in the head to head with eight draws in 22 matches. Both regular season matches this season ended in draws.

Colchester United vs Exeter City Odds


Colchester United are 2.45 favourites at Ladbrokes with Exeter City priced at 3.00. A draw is available at 3.40 at bet365.

Colchester United vs Exeter City Stats


  • Colchester United are undefeated in 8 of their last 10 home matches (League Two).
  • Colchester United have seen over 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 8 matches (League Two).
  • Colchester United have drawn 3 of their last 4 matches against Exeter City (League Two).
  • Colchester United are undefeated in 6 of their last 7 home matches against Exeter City (all competitions).
  • Exeter City have seen over 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 10 matches (all competitions).
  • Exeter City have seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 away matches (all competitions).
  • Exeter City have lost 5 of their last 6 away matches (all competitions).

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Where can I watch the Colchester United vs Exeter City live stream online?

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Where is Colchester United vs Exeter City being played?

Colchester United vs Exeter City is being played at JobServe Community Stadium in Colchester, Essex, England.

When is Colchester United vs Exeter City being played?

Colchester United vs Exeter City is being played at 17:15 BST on Thursday 18 February 2020.

Verdict

Exeter City’s poor recent away form is a concern, but the break and playing in front of no fans could be in their advantage. This game should become open in the second half with value on over 2.5 goals.

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