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Match Preview - Rovers v Walsall

27 January 2022

Rovers welcome Matthew Taylor's Walsall side to the Mem this weekend.

Rovers are back at the Mem this weekend after a victorious mid-week clash against Scunthorpe United thanks to goals from Josh Grant, Antony Evans and Leon Clarke. Get up to speed ahead of the weekend's action with our match preview below!

Manager's Preview

Last Time Out

Form Guide

Matthew Taylor's side are currently 17th in the Sky Bet League Two table with a 29 point return from 26 games. Up to this point, the Saddlers have scored 30 goals in 26 league games so far this season. Walsall are also currently without a win in their last five fixtures, losing four and drawing one since their last win against Colchester on the 11th December. This season, Walsall average around 11.7 shots every 90 minutes in the league and have an overall WhoScored.com rating of 6.77.

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George Miller has found the back of the net on eight occasions for Walsall this season, four more than any other player in the Saddlers squad. Miller has featured 19 times for Walsall in the Sky Bet League Two this season and has an average WhoScored.com rating of 6.69.

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Ref Watch

Keith Stroud is the match official for Saturday's clash at the Mem. This weekend's game will be Stroud's first League Two game of the season. Across the Championship and League One this season, Stroud has produced 75 yellow cards in 19 games with 69 of those dished out in the 17 Championship games Stroud has taken charge of this season, averaging 4.06 yellow cards per game. Stroud also averages 22.85 fouls per game this season.

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Betting Preview

EFL sponsors, Sky Bet have priced Rovers at 6/5 for the win on Saturday afternoon. Rovers can also be backed at 20/1 to win the game 3-0. On the goal-scorer markets, Ryan Loft is priced at 9/2 to open the scoring and his Rovers account on Saturday. Josh Grant can be backed at 9/1 to score at any time in the match.

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