National League Preview - Notts County v Stockport County Vanarama League

National League Match Day Preview – 10th / 11th Nov

Boreham Wood v Dagenham & Redbridge

  • Boreham Wood have made a mixed start to the season with 2 wins from their opening five matches including a 1-0 win over Woking last time out.
  • Defensively The Wood are looking solid with 3 clean sheets so far this season
  • Boreham Wood will be looking to their super striker Kabongo Tshimanga to add to his 2 goals his season if the home side are going to get all 3 points here
  • Dagenham & Redbridge sit bottom of the table with 1 win from their 6 matches
  • The Daggers were fancied to do better than last season, but defeats against Maidenhead and Woking have set them back after their only win at home to Wealdstone.
  • Goals have been a problem for Dagenham with only 3 goals scored from their opening 6 matches.

Top Picks:

  • Under 2.5 goals in the match
  • Both teams to score - No

FC Halifax v Wealdstone

  • FC Halifax are the draw specialists so far this season with 3 draws in a row
  • Halifax opened with a 2-0 over Dagenham & Redbridge and have only managed 2 goals from their last 4 matches
  • The Shaymen are defending well having only conceded 3 goals so far this season, but it has included 2 0-0 draws
  • Wealdstone manager Dean Brennan our ‘Performance of the Month’ poll after guiding his team to an excellent first month in the National League
  • Wealstone matches are never dull with 14 goals scored and 15 conceded from 6 matches
  • With three wins on the bounce, this will be a coup if they can make it 4 in a row.

Top picks:

  • Both teams score in the match
  • Correct Score 2-2

Altrincham v Solihull Moors

  • Altrincham notched up their first win of the season at Dover winning 1-0 last time out.
  • Before that Altrincham had drawn 3 out of their 4 matches including a 1-1 draw at Hartlepool
  • Matches involving Altrincham don’t feature too many goals as they’ve scored 4 and conceded 5.
  • After a creditable 0-0 draw at Stockport, Solihull Moors suffered a surprise 3-1 loss at Maidenhead
  • Wins over Kings Lynn, Wrexham and Boreham Wood have Solihull Moors in a healthy position from their opening 6 matches
  • Defensively Solihull Moors are very strong as went 4 games without conceding a goal earlier in the season.

Top pick:

  • Under 2.5 goals in the match

Notts County v Stockport County

  • Two pre-season favourites meet at County Ground and Notts County will look to bounce back after 1-0 defeat away at Aldershot.
  • The Magpies enjoyed playing in front of the TV cameras earlier this season with a win over Altrincham and will look to repeat this versus Stockport County.
  • Top scorer Kyle Wootton will be looking to add to his 4 goals so far this season
  • Stockport County also suffered a surprise defeat in their last league match losing 2-1 at home to Weymouth
  • Before the loss to Weymouth, Stockport County had won 4 matches from their opening 6 matches
  • John Rooney is full of confidence having scored 5 league goals this season and will relish the TV cameras being present to add to his tally, especially after a world class goal in FA Cup.

Top pick:

  • Both teams to score
  • Over 2.5 goals in the match
  • Wooton and Rooney both to score

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National League Match Day Tue 23 February

Giants colliding, big grudges matches and another very tough test for the National League leaders.


National League Match Previews – 1 & 2 Dec

This midweek fixture list in Vanarama National League has some intriguing matches. New Chesterfield Boss Danny Lowe take charge of his first home match as Chesterfield look for back to back wins. In-form Bromley head to Kings Lynn Town, who return to league action following their FA Cup 2nd round match. Maidenhead take on struggling Dover, while Solihull Moors aim to keep another clean sheet and take all three points at home to Hartlepool League leaders Torquay head to the entertainers of the League so far Wealdstone, while two teams in play-off positions Woking and Sutton United battle it out. Wrexham will aim to keep their recent unbeaten run going as they host Altrincham, who surprised Maidenhead on the weekend. Desperate for a win Yeovil will hope to get it against Eastleigh, while in form Notts County head south to goal shy Dagenham & Redbridge. Finally on match day 12, two low scorers meet on Wednesday as FC Halifax entertain Barnet.


National League Match Previews- SAT 27 & 28 NOV

An exciting weekend ahead in the Vanarama National League as Wrexham look to continue their good form on the road at Bromley.


National League Match Previews- SAT 21 NOV

Third in the National League hosts second in front of BT Cameras on Saturday night as the surprise package so far this season Wealdstone entertain Sutton United. With both teams scoring plenty of goals, this promises to be a high scoring encounter. League leaders Torquay head north to FC Halifax, can they maintain top sport after Saturday’s matches? After the formal takeover during the week, can Wrexham follow up their midweek win with over Aldershot? Yeovil Town will be looking to turn draws into wins as they host Hartlepool. Two teams who have both scored 13 goals meet on Saturday as Maidenhead welcome Bromley, both looking to add to their tally of goals for the season.


National League Match Preview - Hartlepool v Wrexham

This midweek Vanarama National League preview features Barnet hosting Kings Lynn Town, Eastleigh welcoming Wealdstone, Sutton United versus Dagenham & Redbridge, Hartlepool at home to Wrexham and FC Halifax against Notts County. With over 150 pre-match markets available LV BET has all your National League betting odds covered.


National League Match Day 9 Preview - Chesterfield v Maidenhead

This week’s Vanarama National League preview features Chesterfield taking on Maidenhead, Eastleigh hosting Hartlepool United, Sutton United versus Kings Lynn Town, the league leaders Torquay entertaining Boreham Wood and the inform Wealdstone welcoming Dover. With over 150 pre-match markets available LV BET has all your National League betting odds covered.


Aldershot & Notts County Match Preview

Aldershot have won 1 of their opening 5 matches and that win was a 5-0 victory over Dover. Notts County have won 3 of their opening 5 matches, also scoring 10 goals in the process.


Stockport County & Solihull Moors

League Meeting 26 Nov 2019: Stockport County 1 v 4 Solihull Moors.


Stat Pack National League - Matchday 8

After the bank holiday weekend double header, there’s been plenty of movement in the National League standings as we approach some big games on Matchday 8.


National League preview- Matchday 5

Another goal-fest took place in the National League on Tuesday night with 35 goals scored across the 12 fixtures. The National League marks its 40th year anniversary this weekend, and we’re sure to see thrills and spills up and down the country. Wrexham have now scored in 10 consecutive league games under Bryan Hughes, excluding the playoffs and picked up all three points against previous league leaders FC Halifax Town on Tuesday night. In the words of the Bootlegger, Pop pickers will look to back their side who travel to Notts County on Sunday afternoon with the hosts picking up four points from their first four games. At the other end of the table, Chesterfield have now gone eight league games in a row without keeping a clean sheet. Their last shut-out was a 0-0 draw at Dover in April. Both teams to score may be worth a punt as they travel to Barnet, and has been an outcome in two of the host’s four games this term. Solihull Moors’ 6-1 win at Chorley on Tuesday was the club’s joint-highest National League victory and are one of four unbeaten sides in the league. The Moors are now unbeaten in eight home league games (excluding play-offs) and face bottom of the table Ebbsfleet this weekend, who themselves have gone nine league games without a win. Tim Flowers’ side have scored more (13) than any other team so far this season, whilst Gary Hill’s men have conceded 11 goals, which is the most in the division. The half-time/full-time market will be worth checking out for this one.Each week LV BET will be providing punters with some exclusive enhanced odds, and this week we’re offering you Barrow to beat Yeovil at 30/1.


National League preview- Matchday 4

FC Halifax Town remain the only side in the National League with a 100% record, having won their first three league games of the season for the second campaign in a row. Pete Wilde will be hoping his side can make that four on the spin as they travel to Wrexham on Tuesday night. The Shayman picked up four out of a possible six points against the Red Dragons last season. Halifax haven’t won at the Racecourse Ground in over 20 years, and we make Wrexham slight favourites for this one. Newly promoted Woking made it two from three with a 1-0 home win against Harrogate Town. They’ve kept two clean sheets so far this season. Chesterfield would have hoped to have made a better start to their campaign, picking up two points so far. Both teams not to score may be a good bet at the Proact Stadium. No team has seen more goals scored in their three matches thus far (12) than Torquay United, and no team has seen less goals scored in their opening fixtures (4) than Maidenhead United. The draw may be an option punters wish to back tonight. Tuesday night sees Yeovil visit Stonebirdge Road and Ebbsfleet will look to get their season up and running. The Glovers enjoyed early season away form last term and it may be that the half-time/full-time market that temps punters on this occasion. Simeon Akinola was the match-winner for Barnet against Notts County and joins Alfie Pavey and Harry Beautyman (3) at the top of the National League goalscoring charts. He’s averaging a goal every 84 minutes and is excellent value to be the league’s top scorer come the end of the season. It is however AFC Fylde’s Danny Rowe who is the favourite to out-score every other striker in the National League come May.


National League preview and predictions

Another action-packed night of football on Tuesday saw 27 goals scored across the National League, with Harrogate Town and Solihull Moors sealing impressive 3-0 victories against their respective opponents.The games are coming thick and fast. This weekend league leaders FC Halifax Town face Dagenham & Redbridge who lie in 15th. Between them, the two sides have scored 8 goals in the last two games, and if you fancy nets to budge in this one, over 3.5 goals is good value.Chorley F.C go into matchday three as the only side in the National League yet to concede. If you think they’ll keep their third clean sheet in a row against Sutton United, the match to finish 0-0 is tempting as is the game finish with less than 1.5 goals.Favourites for promotion AFC Fylde face Ebbsfleet United this weekend. Ebbsfleet will be looking to take their first points of the campaign, whilst AFC Fylde will hope to build on their positive start. Both teams to score and AFC Fylde to emerge winners excellent value.Torquay United face Bromley with both sides seeing plenty of goals in their respective opening fixtures. Over 2.5 at looks like a good bet.After a mention earlier in the week Dover Athletic’s Alfie Pavey notched again taking his tally to three in two. He’s one to watch out for to finish as this season’s leading goalscorer.


2019/20 National League Fixtures all set for big kick-off

The National League Fixtures kick off this coming Saturday, with 24 clubs competing for the coveted prize of a place in the Football League.The early kick-off, televised on BT Sport, sees Stockport County host Maidenhead United. It’s been nine years since Stockport were last in the Football League but they moved a step closer to a return with their promotion to the National League last season and they can get off to the best possible start here, with a home win at 17/20.Last season’s title race went down to the final week of the season, with Solihull Moors ultimately losing out to Leyton Orient. Solihull will be hoping to go one better this time around and they begin their campaign with a trip to Harrogate Town. This looks a difficult one to call though and many will see the draw as good value at 11/5.Much fancied Chesterfield welcome Dover Athletic to the Proact Stadium and though odds on at 4/5, they will be well backed this weekend. Meanwhile, Notts County, favourites for the title this season, travel to Eastleigh in what has the makings of an entertaining clash. Backing over 2.5 goals could be the go to bet at 21/10.Last season’s losing Promotion Finalists AFC Fylde begin away at Aldershot Town. Manager Dave Challinor has invested in the summer to support main striker Danny Rowe and the addition of Halifax’s Matty Kosylo looks to be a very shrewd one. The Coasters can begin this campaign with a victory on the road at 5/4.


LVBET - National League preview 2019/20 - A look at promotion.

It promises to be another thrilling season in the National League with a host of clubs believing they have the quality required to take that leap into the Football League.National League Official betting partner, LVBET lists Notts County as the title favourites and while the Magpies are yet to add to their numbers this summer, their settled squad will be well fancied to set the pace.Their form pre-season has been good and under Neil Ardley, they will aim to put off the field issues behind them and look for a quick return to the Football League. One point of note for Notts County is that favourites for the National League title have not had a good record in previous years.Last season’s losing Promotion Finalists AFC Fylde will be keen to go one step better this time around and are joint second favourites for promotion, alongside Chesterfield. Both have been very active in the transfer market, with incomings and outgoings.Looking at AFC Fylde in more detail, Dave Challinor’s men will look to striker Danny Rowe to score them the goals for promotion and with investment in the squad will be hoping others can chip in to give AFC Fylde promotion success at the end of this season.Chesterfield had a good end to the season once John Sheridan took over and smart investment in their squad has optimism in the betting market ahead of the start of the season and they will likely see more backers over the coming week to get promoted.Wrexham, Harrogate Town and Barnet are the next four teams in the promotion betting shakeup, but several others will fancy their chances too in what looks to be a very competitive division.If you fancy an outsider this season, both Solihull Moors and Stockport County are on offer at bigger odds to be promoted, while Torquay have attracted interest in making it back-to-back promotions.


Results of the 2018/19 Vanarama National League season

Throughout the course of the 2018/19 Vanarama National League season, there were a number of huge games, with bags of goals and important results. It may be a surprising suggestion but the most important of all the National League results was a goalless draw. Finishing 0-0, the game at Brisbane Road between Leyton Orient and Braintree Town was of the utmost importance, cementing The O's as National League Champions and guaranteeing promotion. The point secured from the draw meant that 2 nd placed Solihull Motors would be unable to overtake Orient, no matter the result. The most common Vanarama National League result was 1-1, with no fewer than 62 matches finishing with that score line. AFC Fylde recorded the biggest margin of victory, defeating Maidenhead Utd 6-0 at York Road. The highest number of goals in a game was eight, with two fixtures witnessing such a bumper haul. AFC Fylde scored six goals again, defeating Havant and Waterlooville 6-2, while Dagenham & Redbridge were involved in a thrilling 4-4 draw against Boreham Wood.