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Walsall vs Doncaster Predictions, Odds and Free Tips (10/08/2021)

Walsall plays Doncaster Rovers in round 1 of the EFL Cup on 10th August 2021. This will be a single leg match and we have a comprehensive preview and free betting tips for the game.

Top Three Walsall vs Doncaster Predictions by Punditfeed

Our soccer predictions for Walsall vs Doncaster have no bias and have been researched using the latest team stats and news. Here is how we are tipping these teams to fare against each other in the EFL Cup:

Note that odds are subject to change before kick-off. Please visit the bookmaker for updated prices.

Goals on both ends

Our first tip backs goals on both ends of the pitch. Walsall and Doncaster have been inconsistent and poor defending have cost both sides recent fixtures. Doncaster lost four of their last five games stretching back to Mid-July, including their first game of the season against AFC Wimbledon. On the other hand, Walsall also lost four of their last five games including their first match of the season.

Total goals: Over 2.5

This fixture will likely have lots of goals. These teams having worrying defences coming to this fixture and both sides found the net in the last three encounters. The last five meetings between Walsall and Doncaster had more than two goals. Poor defending by both teams is why this fixture is likely to see many goals as well.

The hosts to win or draw

While both sides look shaky at the back, the hosts are our favourites to win this match. However, we take the cautious approach by giving Walsall a double chance. The hosts bagged 7 victories and lost only thrice in ten previous encounters with Doncaster.

Game Preview: Can Walsall Keep their Dominance over Doncaster Rovers?

Walsall meets Doncaster Rovers in the EFL Cup fixture for the first time. The hosts have been the better side whenever these teams meet in League One since 2012], bagging 7W and losing only thrice. Can they keep that record going? Find out in our match preview.

Walsall

Walsall looks to bag victory when they host Doncaster in the first round of the EFL Cup. Because this will only be a one-leg meeting before the next round, home advantage should motivate the hosts for good results in this game. The hosts lost in all their last two meetings with Doncaster but should mount a strong challenge to keep their historical dominance over Doncaster Rovers.

Doncaster Rovers

Doncaster Rovers hope they can get three consecutive victories against Walsall when they meet in the EFL Cup fixture on 10th August 2021. The visitors bagged a 4-1 and 3-1 victory over Walsall in the last two meetings and so this fixture will about getting the third straight win.

Top Team Stats and Additional Odds from Leading UK Bookies

England EFL Cup
Walsall
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August 10, 2021
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Walsall vs Doncaster

icon Head to Head

10/08/21
EFL Cup
Walsall
Walsall
0 - 0
Doncaster
Doncaster
30/03/19
League 1
Doncaster
Doncaster
3 - 1
Walsall
Walsall
15/09/18
League 1
Walsall
Walsall
1 - 4
Doncaster
Doncaster
13/02/18
League 1
Walsall
Walsall
4 - 2
Doncaster
Doncaster
21/10/17
League 1
Doncaster
Doncaster
0 - 3
Walsall
Walsall

Walsall

Last 5

18/09/21
EL2
Newport County
Newport County
2 - 1
Walsall
Walsall
14/09/21
EET
Walsall
Walsall
1 - 0
Brighton U21
Brighton U21
11/09/21
EL2
Walsall
Walsall
3 - 1
Mansfield
Mansfield
04/09/21
EL2
Bradford
Bradford
1 - 1
Walsall
Walsall
28/08/21
EL2
Walsall
Walsall
1 - 0
Stevenage
Stevenage

Doncaster

Last 5

18/09/21
League 1
Doncaster
Doncaster
1 - 0
Morecambe
Morecambe
11/09/21
League 1
Wigan
Wigan
2 - 1
Doncaster
Doncaster
07/09/21
EET
Doncaster
Doncaster
0 - 6
Rotherham
Rotherham
28/08/21
League 1
Rotherham
Rotherham
2 - 0
Doncaster
Doncaster
24/08/21
EFL Cup
Stoke
Stoke
2 - 0
Doncaster
Doncaster

Frequently Asked Questions

Walsall vs Doncaster tips

Who are the players to watch in this game?

Walsall’s defender, Ash Taylor and Doncaster’s midfielder, Ben Close are players to look out for in this match.

Where will be the venue for this fixture?

The match will take place at Bescot Stadium in Walsall, England.

What is the kick-off time?

This match will start at 21:45 GMT +3

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