Burton vs Shrewsbury prediction, odds, and free betting tips (26/02/2022)

Burton Albion and Shrewsbury have been struggling for wins in the League One and both these teams go up against each other at the Pirelli Stadium this weekend.

Burton vs Shrewsbury – Best Odds, Betting Tips, & Predictions

Burton failed to hold onto a crucial lead against Sunderland, as they ended up dropping points in the 1-1 draw. Borthwick-Jackson appear to have provided a win for Burton before Ross Stewart equalised in injury time. Shrewsbury ended up losing back-to-back league matches, as Portsmouth picked up a 2-1 win during the weekend.

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Stalemate between the two clubs

Shrewsbury and Burton have been struggling for wins. The visitors are particularly going through a period with eight games not giving three points for the team. Burton are also looking for the double over Shrewsbury after a narrow 1-0 win earlier in the campaign. However, Burton have lacked the confidence to make a sizable difference and Shrewsbury have done well to match opponents to a large extent in recent weeks.

Total goals less than 2.5

Shrewsbury have gone through a stunning run of five consecutive away games in which the total goals has not been more than 1.5 goals on four occasions. Burton are not exactly steeped in momentum and form going forward. In the last six matches, Burton have only managed seven goals.

Both teams to score – yes

Shrewsbury might be winless in eight games, but they have started creating chances in recent matches. Shrewsbury came close to getting an away point against Portsmouth but majority of the chances created by the team were from long distances. Even then, Burton’s defensive record of clean sheets since December should provide some consolation.

Burton vs Shrewsbury: League One Match Preview and Team News


Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink continues to remain as one of the few League One managers who currently does not have any injury headaches in the squad. The availability of the entire squad should provide the former Chelsea striker within enough options, but there may not be too many changes to the starting line-up.


Shrewsbury Town have been going through a long winless run and pressure is growing on manager Steve Cotterill, as the club tries to get out of the relegation trouble. There are no fresh injury problems for the visitors, but there may be some changes after back-to-back losses in the league.

Analysis of the Top Stats for Burton vs Shrewsbury

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Common Questions on Burton vs Shrewsbury game

Burton vs Shrewsbury prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Pirelli Stadium

When will this match start? February 26, 2022 at 15:00 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Burton

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