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Exeter City vs Colchester United Betting Tips & Preview - Can Exeter overturn deficit in League Two?

  • Exeter City are undefeated in their last 18 home matches
  • Winner advances to the League Two playoff final
  • Colchester won 1-0 at home in the first leg
Exeter City friendly

Exeter City host Colchester United in a crucial League Two play-off semi-final second leg. Exeter are undefeated in their last 18 matches at St James Park and have the ability to overturn a 1-0 deficit.

Exeter City Form


Exeter City have failed to win in their last six matches in all competitions. They won 3-2 at Macclesfield in February which was followed by two home draws and four away defeats.

Matt Taylor’s side lost 3-1 at Walsall before the break and resumed with a 1-0 defeat at Colchester in the playoffs. They had 58% possession and will hope to turn that into goals back in Exeter.

Exeter City do their best work at home, undefeated in their last 18 matches at St James Park in all competitions and winning six of their last nine.

Exeter City Team News


Forward Lee Martin and winger Jack Sparkes are injured.

Colchester United Form


Colchester United had an inconsistent end to the regular season. They suffered a a 2-0 home defeat against Cheltenham Town but finished with a 3-0 win at Carlisle United.

John McGreal’s side won 1-0 against Exeter in the League Two play-off semi-final first leg on Thursday. They had 42% possession with Cohen Bramall's free-kick giving Colchester the advantage.

Colchester United need to do better on the road, losing four of their last seven away matches in League Two.

Colchester United Team News


Colchester United have a full squad for the trip to Exeter City.

Exeter City vs Colchester United Head to Head


Colchester United have a 8-7 advantage against Exeter City in the head to head with eight draws in 23 matches. 

Both regular season matches this season ended in draws before Colchester won 1-0 at home in the semifinal playoff first leg.

Exeter City vs Colchester United Odds


Exeter City are 2.20 favourites at bet365 with Colchester United priced at 3.40. A draw is available at 3.30.

Exeter City vs Colchester United Stats


  • Exeter City have failed to win in their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Exeter City are undefeated in their last 18 home matches (all competitions).
  • Exeter City have won 6 of their last 9 home matches (all competitions).
  • Exeter City have drawn 3 of their last 5 matches against Colchester United (League Two).
  • Colchester United have lost 4 of their last 7 away matches (League Two).

Exeter City vs Colchester United FAQ

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Where is Exeter City vs Colchester United being played?

Exeter City vs Colchester United is being played at St James Park in Exeter, Devon, England.

When is Exeter City vs Colchester United being played?

Exeter City vs Colchester United is being played at 17:15 BST on Monday 22 June 2020.

Verdict

Goals could be hard to come by if the first leg is any indication. Exeter are predicted to earn a 1-0 home win to take this one to a penalty shootout.

Best Bet: Exeter City Win Full Time Result @2.20 at bet365 - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Exeter City Win 1-0 Correct Score @6.50 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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