League One and League Two Play-offs: Teams, fixtures and odds
It might be a little later in the year than usual, but play-off season is upon us. And that means it’s crunch time for those sides involved.
For League One and Two, it comes after an agreement to end both campaigns on a points-per-game basis.
The effects of this has seen Wycombe leap from eighth to third in League One, to join Oxford United, Portsmouth and Joey Barton’s Fleetwood Town in the play-offs.
And in League Two, Cheltenham Town have jumped Exeter City into fourth, and the duo will be joined by Colchester United and Northampton Town.
So ahead of the semi-finals, we’re keeping you up to speed with our one-stop play-off guide…
Fleetwood, Oxford, Portsmouth, Wycombe
Portsmouth v Oxford – Friday 3rd July 17:30
Fleetwood v Wycombe – Friday 3rd July 19:30
Oxford v Portsmouth – Monday 6th July 17:00
Wycombe v Fleetwood – Monday 6th July 19:30
League One Odds
That leaves Wycombe as the outsiders, but the Buckinghamshire squad are still in contention at 9/2.
Looking at the first leg odds, Pompey are 23/20 to beat Oxford, with the visitors at 5/2. And our traders have the same prices up on the Fylde coast, with Fleetwood at 23/20 versus Wycombe’s 5/2.
Colchester, Cheltenham, Exeter, Northampton
Colchester v Exeter – Thursday 18th June 17:15
Northampton v Cheltenham – Thursday 18th June 19:45
Exeter v Colchester – Monday 22nd June 17:15
Cheltenham v Northampton – Monday 22nd June 20:00
League Two Odds
The League Two play-offs could be fiercely competitive, according to the odds. Exeter are 9/4 favourites to go up, just ahead of Colchester at 13/5.
But with Cheltenham in the mix at 11/4 and Northampton at 3/1, all four teams will fancy their chances.
As for the first legs, Colchester and Northampton are each 29/20 to win on home soil, with away sides Exeter and Cheltenham each 2/1 to steal the first leg advantage.
All odds and markets correct as of date of publication.