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The ultimate relegation six pointer will be the focus of this preview as Shrewsbury Town welcome Morecambe to the Montgomery Waters Meadow.
Shrewsbury vs Morecambe – Top Betting Tips & Predictions
Shrewsbury Town lost a league match for the first time in five games after being beaten 1-0 by Plymouth, who dominated the game throughout the entirety. Morecambe have also been winless for a few weeks after the 1-1 with Gillingham. Ryan Jackson’s late goal appeared to threaten Morecambe, who came back through Obika’s late goal.
- Match Result – Draw @ 23/10 (3.30)
- Total Goals – Under 2.5 @ 7/10 (1.70)
- Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 5/6 (1.83)
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This is a match between two teams who are winless in 5+ games. The run is higher in the case of Shrewsbury, who have gone without a victory in seven consecutive league matches. Shrewsbury have been plugging away the points with every match, but this game features two teams who are struggling for goals. Both teams have led to the conviction to pick up victories even against teams around them in the table.
Total goals under 2.5
Shrewsbury Town last scored over 1.5 goals in a game on Boxing Day. Since then, the team has witnessed 10 consecutive matches in which they have scored less than 1.5 goals. Even though Morecambe do find a way past opposition with a lot of grit, even Stephen Robinson’s men have met with a similar fate on most occasions.
Both teams to score – yes
Even though Morecambe and Shrewsbury have struggled for goals, both teams are likely to trade blows throughout this match in a bid to not lose the game. Morecambe are looking for their first away goal against Shrewsbury in more than a decade.
Shrewsbury vs Morecambe: Preview of League One Six-Pointer + Team News
Shrewsbury saw their lengthy unbeaten run come to an end with the defeat against Plymouth. Meanwhile, there are no injury problems for Steve Cotterill and this should allow him to make some changes and freshen up the team. Shrewsbury are without a victory in eight consecutive games in all competitions.
Steve Robinson does not have any injury problems in the squad and he is likely to hand Jonathan Obika with the start for the first time since January. Jonathan Obika came up with the equaliser against Gillingham last weekend. Robinson is also likely to rotate some of his players in a bid to pick up the first victory for the team since mid-January.
Analysis of Recent Form and Stats for Shrewsbury vs Morecambe
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FAQs on Shrewsbury vs Morecambe game
Where is the match going to take place? Montgomery Waters Meadow
When will this match start? February 19, 2022 at 15:00 GMT
Who is the favourite team to win the game? Shrewsbury Town