Shrewsbury Town will be playing against Reading in a League One football match scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 11th, 2023, in England, check the Shrewsbury Town vs Reading betting tip 2023/2024 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Shrewsbury Town vs Reading will occur
The game takes place in the small Montgomery Waters Meadow stadium, in the city of Shrewsbury, with a capacity for 9875 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
Where to follow the live game
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Introduction to the Shrewsbury Town vs Reading betting tip 2023/2024
Despite the season change, the League One has not changed much regarding goals. Today’s average goals in the competition are still similar to what was seen in the tournament’s last edition. The current mark is 2.49 goals per game, which is very close to the 2.57 goals per game of the last championship.
Shrewsbury Town last match
Shrewsbury Town comes from a loss in the last match played. On that occasion the opponent was Bolton Wanderers, in a match valid for League One, and the match ended 0-2. Coach M. Taylor’s team lined up with this formation: 3-4-3.
The match between the two teams was expected to be quite close, as evidenced by the fact that the home team’s defeat had odds of 1.95.
The defense appeared lacking in energy throughout the match. Particularly below expectations, Tom Flanagan, who did not appear in his best form. His team’s results in the future will also depend on his performance.
Reading last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a draw in the last round. In a dispute valid for League One, Reading, who used a 4-3-3 formation, faced the Bristol Rovers team with a final score of 1-1.
The game had all the elements to be an even game between both teams, for that reason it was logical that the draw was one of the most expected results, with odds around 3.40.
Shrewsbury Town vs Reading h2h
Regarding previous matches between the two teams, we can see that this will be the first time Shrewsbury Town and Reading will play against each other.
The Shrewsbury Town team’s run of five games has been of preferable outcome, compared to the Reading team.
League One leaderboard now
Shrewsbury Town joins the match with 17 points. They rank in 19th place in the League One, the team also suffers from a negative balance having won only 5 games, losing 9, and scoring 2 draws.
In the 17th round, the team has the same score compared to Exeter City which is just above, in 18th place.
The Shrewsbury Town team comes from a defeat in the League One, and its coach Matthew Taylor wants to counter this trend by imposing a loss on his opponent, using the advantage of playing at home.
Shrewsbury Town analysis
Currently, in the League One, Shrewsbury Town sums 7 goals for and a total of 20 goals against, after 16 rounds played.
Shrewsbury Town seems to be facing a problem in scoring goals, as they have recorded a low number of goals and a high number of matches where they failed to score. This could be an indication that they are struggling to generate good scoring opportunities and need to improve their attacking performance.
Shrewsbury Town is not a team that imposes its rhythms on the field, it usually has a rather counterattacking game: in fact, during this league we see that it has an average ball possession of 42.63%. In the next match against Reading a change of attitude on the field will be needed, Shrewsbury Town will have to try to maintain possession to create goal chances and win.
Being naturally stronger at home than as a visiting team, having won once away from home. At home the team proves to be better, having positive results, with 4 wins against 3 losses, and 1 draw.
The relentless schedule ahead could prove to be a hurdle for Shrewsbury Town in maintaining their peak performance during multiple games in a short span of time. Despite the odds predicting a closely fought contest between Shrewsbury Town and Reading, the team’s busy schedule could impact the result in favor of their opponents.
Best goalscorer from Shrewsbury Town
Individually, the team’s main offensive standout in the competition so far is Daniel Udoh. He has already scored 2 times this season and has helped Shrewsbury Town come away with the positive result on several occasions.
League One leaderboard now
With 7 points won, Reading is in 24th place on the leaderboard, which leaves the team in the Relegation zone. The team’s campaign so far is 3 wins against 10 losses, plus 2 draws.
In the 17th round, the team suffers a small disadvantage of 1 point compared to Cheltenham Town team who occupies position 23.
The goal difference is on the negative side for Reading, which after 16 rounds has conceded 25 but has only scored 13.
The team starts as an underdog in their next match, both because they will be playing on a field that is by no means easy and because they are not showing very good finalization skills, averaging 0.87 scored per game.
Reading is a more offensive team than Shrewsbury Town, having 1565 attacks vs. 1512 from Shrewsbury Town, having scored 13 times, in comparison, Shrewsbury Town converted into goal 7 times.
Juggling a tight schedule with several games in a short timeframe, Reading could find it challenging to perform at their best against Shrewsbury Town. Despite the odds pointing towards a closely fought contest, the team’s busy schedule could be a crucial factor in determining the final result.
Best goalscorer from Reading
In this season, the individual highlight is Dominic Ballard that has dominated the offensive side. The Attacker has already scored 2 times this season, becoming crucial in the positive results that Reading achieved in several matches.
Bet suggestions for this game:
Goals Top Betting Tips
A good time to bet for those watching the live game is in the 75-90 minute period where most goals happen.
Since Reading has an average of 0.57 goals per game when playing away from home, and considering that they often do not concede goals away from home, the market with less than 2.5 goals it can also be an excellent alternative to consider.
Currently, at Bet365, the odds for the Total Goals Under 2.5 market are quoted at 1.7.
Corners Top Betting Tips
Something to explore in order to get favorable betting results is noting the average of 5.18 corners per game which one can get by combining the number of corners of both teams.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Highly disciplined, the teams have an average of only 4 yellow cards per match, when added together. In other words, the ‘Under 4.5 cards’ option looks like a great alternative for bettors.
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Shrewsbury Town vs Reading betting tip 2023/2024: FAQ
The match will be played on November 11th, 2023, Saturday.
The match will take place at the Montgomery Waters Meadow stadium in Shrewsbury.
For this match, the probability indicates that the net is more likely to swing between 75-90 minutes.
The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365.
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