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Oxford are seeking a quick return to winning ways when they welcome Burton Albion to the Kassam Stadium this weekend.
Oxford vs Burton – Predictions, Betting Tips, Odds
Oxford United were undone by excellent goals from Portsmouth, who picked up a 3-2 victory at Fratton Park last weekend. An early goal from Marcus Browne and late effort from Luke McNally were able to sandwich the flurry of goals from Portsmouth. Burton Albion lost for a third time in four games after being beaten 5-2 by Wednesday. The goals from Guédioura and Niasse had cancelled out a brilliant start for Wednesday before Burton’s second-half collapse.
- Match Result – Oxford United Win @ 8/11 (1.72)
- Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 8/11 (2.15)
- Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 20/23 (1.87)
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Win for Oxford
Oxford have been playing some good football over the last few weeks. Even if the team suffered a defeat against Portsmouth, they should have more in the tank against Burton Albion. Burton have the potential to be put under pressure with some high pressing game. Oxford have also done extremely well against Burton with four successive wins. Karl Robinson also has a brilliant record against Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink with wins in all meetings.
Total goals over 2.5
In the last four home matches for Oxford, there have been 3+ goals by the end of the game. Four out of the last five games for Oxford have also met with a large number of goals as has been the case with recent Burton matches.
Both teams to score – yes
Burton Albion and Oxford might be separated by 10 places in the league table, but the two teams are almost on par in terms of the defensive record, as they have been quite poor in the defensive side of things. Burton have not scored in just one of the last six meetings with Oxford.
Oxford vs Burton: League One Match Preview and Team News
Oxford’s sequence of three consecutive wins was stopped by the loss against Portsmouth in the recent match, but the team continues to play well on several fronts. As long as the goals are flowing, Karl Robinson will have little reason to fear about the club’s push for play-offs. Alex Gorrin is set to be the only injury problem for Oxford.
Burton Albion manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink will be taking a hard look at the team after conceding five goals for the first time this season. Ironically, Hasselbaink’s tenure started with a 5-1 loss against Oxford back in January 2021. Danny Rowe will be the only injury problem for Burton coming into the game.
Recent Form and Other Key Stats for Oxford vs Burton
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FAQs on Oxford vs Burton game
Where is the match going to take place? Kassam Stadium
When will this match start? March 05, 2022 at 15:00 GMT
Who is the favourite team to win the game? Oxford
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