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Bitesize Prediction: FC Halifax vs Oldham – 10/04/24

Tom Dunstan in Betting Tips and News 8 Apr 2024

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Competition: National League

Market: FC Halifax win

Odds: 6/5 @ 1xBet

In what looks set to be a season-defining affair on Wednesday night, Halifax will welcome Oldham to Yorkshire.

Starting with the hosts, continuing to shine this season, Halifax find themselves sat in the driving seat to punch a famous play-off ticket this season. Last seen over the weekend putting in another professional performance as they secured a 2-0 victory away at Kidderminster, Chris Millington’s men will be desperate to make another National League statement here. Springing a heavyweight upset last month as they secured an action-packed 4-2 victory against Chesterfield, the Yorkshire-based outfit have lost just one of their previous six appearances. Facing what should be a season-defining affair in midweek, Halifax will be excited by their extended success on home soil. Including a 2-1 victory against Boreham Wood on March 9th, Millington’s side have collected 13 points from their last five National League showdowns in front of their own supporters. Suffering just a pair of fifth-tier defeats over the past couple of months, the Shaymen will be smelling a real opportunity here.

As for the visitors, while Oldham might still be dreaming of the chance to punch their own late play-off ticket, the Latics are in the midst of a public rut. Despite being last seen over the weekend snatching a 1-1 stalemate at home against Rochdale, Micky Mellon’s men have failed to muster a single victory from any of their previous eight National League appearances – a rut that stems all the way back to February 27th. Likewise, with just one win to their name from any of their last six outings, the Manchester-based outfit have come crashing back down to earth since opening the New Year. Signing off March with a nightmare 3-1 drumming at home against AFC Fylde, Oldham have also shown some glaring issues on the road. Along with collecting just a single point from their previous three National League contests away from Boundary Park, Wednesday’s guests have also failed to notch an away goal in almost 300 minutes of action.

Bet: FC Halifax 6/5 to beat Oldham in Wednesday’s National League matchup @ 1xBet

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Dunstan


Formerly of The Independent, Tom has spent the past six years as one of our senior writers and betting experts. Alongside working with numerous publications from across the globe, Tom also graduated from the University of Falmouth in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Media.
Spending almost the past decade working in countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Canada, he has also spent time featuring in sports radio. Tom can be followed on Instagram - @iamtomdunstan

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