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Stockport vs Salford prediction, betting odds & free tips 20/05/2023

*These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

The second leg of the play-off semi-final between Stockport and Salford is set to be the early kick-off on May 20. The tie delicately poised with Salford having a slender 1-0 lead from the first leg.

Stockport vs Salford – Free Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions

Stockport County witnessed the better team from the first leg get a close advantage, as the team suffered a 1-0 loss against Salford. Matt Smith came up with the only goal of the game in the fifth minute.

Draw

There were strong defensive performances from Salford in the first match but they were also able to create plenty of chances from open play. Stockport are likely to be concentrating more on creating chances from set-piece situations after being quite disappointing in the first leg. Salford have been playing very well of late and the team has picked up four wins in the last five matches. However, Salford’s record at the Edgeley Park is not great and a stalemate could be in the offing in this match.

Total goals under 2.5

There have been less than 2.5 goals in three out of the last five matches for Stockport, who were pretty poor going forward in the first leg. Things are expected to improve with home support behind them, but still, there may not be too many goals to go around. Salford have witnessed less than 2.5 goals in back-to-back matches and they are likely to be in a mood to defend the lead.

Both teams to score – yes

Salford have picked up just one clean sheet in the last four matches. The early stages of the game may witness Salford being quite defensive. Stockport are likely to push much higher for goals. This game is likely to witness a decent turnout.

Stockport vs Salford Match Preview – Team News and Analysis

Stockport

Stockport need to come up with a comeback to find a way to the play-off finals. The club has been able to enjoy a decent run against Salford in recent times, but momentum has slipped away from the team of late. After registering only two wins in the last five matches, Stockport are in need of a miracle in the upcoming match. Manager Dave Challinor has no injury concerns in the squad.

Salford

Salford boss Neil Wood will be relatively happy with the performance from his players in the first leg but his team would have been in a more comfortable situation with a goal or two. Salford are likely to be in a defensive mode to protect the lead. The visitors have no injury concerns in the squad.

Best Stats Available for Betting on Stockport vs Salford

These are some of the best stats for the match along with the right tools to make you choose the best odds.

Head to Head

10/10/23

England EFL Trophy England

Salford City

Salford City

Stockport

Stockport

1

3

13/05/23

England League 2 England

Salford City

Salford City

Stockport

Stockport

1

0

31/03/23

England League 2 England

Stockport

Stockport

Salford City

Salford City

1

1

22/10/22

England League 2 England

Salford City

Salford City

Stockport

Stockport

0

2

06/01/18

England National League North England

Stockport

Stockport

Salford City

Salford City

2

2

Last Five - Stockport

27/04/24

England League 2 England

Wrexham

Wrexham

Stockport

Stockport

2

1

L

20/04/24

England League 2 England

Accrington Stanley

Accrington Stanley

Stockport

Stockport

2

4

W

16/04/24

England League 2 England

Notts County

Notts County

Stockport

Stockport

2

5

W

13/04/24

England League 2 England

Morecambe

Morecambe

Stockport

Stockport

0

2

W

09/04/24

England League 2 England

Colchester

Colchester

Stockport

Stockport

1

2

W

Last Five - Salford City

27/04/24

England League 2 England

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

Salford City

Salford City

2

2

D

20/04/24

England League 2 England

Newport County

Newport County

Salford City

Salford City

0

1

W

13/04/24

England League 2 England

Bradford

Bradford

Salford City

Salford City

2

1

L

06/04/24

England League 2 England

AFC Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon

Salford City

Salford City

1

0

L

01/04/24

England League 2 England

Walsall

Walsall

Salford City

Salford City

2

1

L

FAQs on Stockport vs Salford game

Stockport vs Salford prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Edgeley Park

When will this match start? May 20, 2023 at 12:30 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Stockport


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