Scunthorpe United will be looking to return to winning ways this weekend when they take on Bradford City in League One action. The match schedules for Tuesday at Glanford Park, with kickoff at 10 pm.
The home side is struggling to break their current woes after going five matches without a win. It is a run that the home side has drawn four of their matches, while the opponents are winless in their last four.
All attention turns to League One after the International Break coming this week in the Premier League. Draw specialists Scunthorpe managed to secure a point in their Saturday’s home match with Southend United after Alfie Beestin’s last-minute strike.
Their stalemate with Southend United comes with a bitter taste for the hosts, given their opponents were on 500 minutes without a goal sitting second bottom of the division. However, their last four matches have ended with a similar scoreline while sharing the spoils with Salford City, Leyton Orient, and Oldham Atheltic.
Their opponents slipped down to 18th in the division, with 11 points above the relegation zone, while 15 points off the playoffs with a game in hand in play. A mid-table finish is more of a likely outcome at the end of the season. A quick response is a necessity required at Glanford Park on Tuesday. The reverse fixture ended with a 2-2 draw at Valley Parade.
Scunthorpe United vs. Bradford City Head to Head
Both sides have 13 games against each other, with Scunthorpe taking three wins while Bradford City with four wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Scunthorpe United 1-1 Southend United
Scunthorpe United 1-1 Oldham Athletic
Leyton Orient 1-1 Scunthorpe
Scunthorpe United 0-2 Exeter City
Salford City 1-1 Scunthorpe United
Bradford City 0-0 Oldham Athletic
Carlisle United 3-1 Bradford City
Newport County 2-1 Bradford City
Bradford City 1-1 Bolton Wanderers
Bradford City 1-0 Mansfield Town
Scunthorpe United Team News
Jordan Clarke picked up a red card against Southend, meaning that Cox will have to change at the heart of the defense. Tedy Howe came on as a substitute last time out and remains hopeful to partner with Jacob Bedeau.
Bradford City Team News
Zeil Ismail is the only confirmed and suspension absentee for this trip to Glenford Park. Conor Sellars might start to freshen things in attack, with JordanSteven, Andy Cook, and Billy Clarke pushing for inclusion.
Prediction and Odds
Given their recent predicaments in the league, we expect a similar scoreline this weekend at Glanford Park.
Correct Score: 1-1
Goals Under 2.5