AFC Fylde vs Harrogate Town predictions and betting tips for Monday’s National League game which takes place at Mill Farm and kicks off at 5:15pm. Will either of these two sides see their unbeaten start abruptly ended?
Promoted Harrogate Town have adapted well to life in the National League and remain unbeaten. Fylde are also yet to taste defeat. See our betting tips and match predictions below.
Both of these two sides have started the season in ideal fashion and remain unbeaten coming into this fixture. Many expected Fylde to be challenging this season and they appear to have cut out many of the sloppy errors which cost them points last year. They’ve picked up points and clean sheets away at Sutton and Wrexham so far and that is a sign of a team who playing with confidence. At home, they are 3/3 and have netted nine goals along the way. Harrogate Town are one of the early surprise packages and have settled in the fifth tier straight away. They have managed to pick up three consecutive wins in the National League and have netted two or more goals in five of their six matches so far. This could be a hugely entertaining tie with both sides hoping to end the bank holiday weekend on a high. It’s a quick turnaround for both teams and the managers may be tempted to make a few changes here. Fylde have the home form to collect three points here but Harrogate are a real threat and at 14/5 with William Hill, the value definitely lies in backing a draw. Fylde are odds-on with most bookies and that’s far too short against a dangerous opponent and the draw is the first of our AFC Fylde vs Harrogate Town predictions.
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Fylde have become adept at keeping clean sheets but only one of those shutouts has arrived at home and they’ve been playing against weaker teams. Harrogate have goals in their side and offer a genuine threat going forward. They are the league’s highest scorers with 12 so far and they should be able to find a way through here. Although it’s a short price, it would have landed in four of Harrogate’s six matches and two of Fylde’s three home games so far. Both Teams to Score? Yes is 3/5 with 888Sport and is the second of our AFC Fylde vs Harrogate Town predictions.
Danny Rowe was linked with a number of clubs this summer with Championship clubs interested in his services but he has opted to remain with AFC Fylde and he’s started the season well. He’s hit five goals in his opening six matches and is likely to be on penalty duty. He scored 28 times last season and is a genuine goalscorer and although odds-on with many bookies, Betway have priced him up at 23/20 to score anytime and that is a standout price on the 28-year old. Danny Rowe anytime goalscorer is the third of our AFC Fylde vs Harrogate Town predictions.
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As mentioned, Fylde look short at odds-on but there will be many punters who will include the hosts in a bank holiday accumulator. They are priced at 10/11 with Ladbrokes. Harrogate can be backed at 13/5 and our football prediction of draw is available at 5/2. We’re expecting goals but both sides have decent defences and Under 2.5 Goals is available at 23/20. The bookies are expecting goals and it’s 4/6 for three or more goals in the match.
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Jordan Tunniclife has returned from injury and may be fit enough to start this game. Jim Kellermann made his debut against Sutton at the weekend and he will be hoping to be involved once again.
Harrogate Town are on a decent run of form and Simon Weaver is unlikely to tinker with his team. There are no new injury worries.
Whilst Danny Rowe steals the headlines, Andy Bond keeps things ticking along and uses his vast experience in the football league to good effect. His presence in the side will help some of the younger members.
Another player drawing on EFL experience is Kelvin Langmead. The former Northampton man leads from the back and the striker-turned defender has been helping his side pick up some notable results int he National League. He’s still only 33-years old.
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