Walsall - Huddersfield

The Saddlers are fighting for their lives in League One, currently big 7 points below the line. They got new manager (caretaker) Dean Smith who started the campaign with two away draws (Tranmere 3-3 and B.Rovers 2-2). They also showed some good spirit, both times coming to point from behind. Goalie  Walker and midfielder Taundry are injury doubts. Walsall conceded 12 goals in last four league games.

Before the start of the season, Hudders (with Sheff Wed) were my favourites for direct promotion. They’re still close to it (one point less than 2nd S’ton), but really need some consistency. They beat mentioned Wednesday two weeks ago and it could be a turning point for them, before strong finish. Defender Carey finished the loan and returned to Celtic, other defender Kadar started his deal. No injury worries for boss Lee Clark.

Walsall gained some confidence, I’m sure they won’t show with a white flag and will try to hurt the giants. That should guarantee an entertaining afternoon at Bescot Stadium. Nine of their last eleven encounters produced three or more goals. I see the same scenario once again.

Bet: Over 2.5
Odd: 1.75 bet-at-home
Stake: 8/10

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