Northampton vs Carlisle Match Analysis & Prediction
17/12/2022 6:00 pm
Direct promotion chasers Northampton will look to return to winning ways in League Two when they take on playoff hopefuls Carlisle at the Sixfields Stadium in their Matchday 22 tie on Saturday evening.
Northampton have made an impressive campaign in League Two this season, as they currently sit third in the standings having collected 39 points from 20 games. They sit five points behind second-placed Stevenage with a game in hand on the team above and are five above fourth-placed Barrow.
They are coming off a 0-0 draw with Tranmere, extending their unbeaten run to seven fixtures. Jon Brady’s side will look to maintain the run with a positive result in Saturday as they seek to stump their foot in the direct-promotion battle.
Carlisle have not been slouching either and at moment they are inside the playoffs berth as they sit sixth on 33 points from 20 games. They are however just three points above 12th-placed Wimbledon and will need to win on Saturday to keep their current playoff spot
They are coming 1-1 home draw with Sutton United, extending their unbeaten run to five games in the division. They will want to maintain the form with a positive result on Saturday, but they have not won at Northampton in their last three visits and will need to be on top of their game.
Northampton vs. Carlisle Head to head
Both sides have met in 19 encounters since 2003 with Northampton claiming nine victories, while Carlisle have claimed five victories and there have been five draws.
Northampton Team News
The Northampton Town boss Jon Brady does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match with a completely healthy group available for selection.
Northampton's Last 5 Matches
29/10/2022Northampton1Newport County1League Two
Carlisle Team News
Carlisle have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the fixture.
Carlisle's Last 5 Matches
Northampton vs. Carlisle: Odds and Predictions
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