Shrewsbury Town vs Doncaster Rovers Predictions

Jon Wilde 25 Feb 2019
  • Shrewsbury Town vs Doncaster Rovers predictions for their League One match on Tuesday

  • We are backing Doncaster to win at the New Meadow

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Shrewsbury Town vs Doncaster Rovers Match Prediction

Shrewsbury Town vs Doncaster Rovers Match Info

Date: Tuesday February 26 2019
Kick-off time: 7.45pm GMT
Venue: Montgomery Waters Meadow
Referee: Matthew Donohue

Shrewsbury Town vs Doncaster Rovers Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches

August 21 2018: Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Shrewsbury Town

January 20 2018: Shrewsbury Town 2-2 Doncaster Rovers
September 26 2017: Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Shrewsbury Town

Total head-to-head league matches played: 21
Shrewsbury Town wins: 8
Doncaster Rovers wins: 8
Draws: 5

Shrewsbury Town vs Doncaster Rovers Stats

  • None of the last six matches between these clubs has resulted in a home win
  • Doncaster have lost only one of their latest seven away games against Shrewsbury
  • Shrewsbury are without a win in their last six home matches

Shrewsbury Town vs Doncaster Rovers Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers are enjoying much the better League One season of these clubs and are fancied to maintain their promotion push with victory on their trip to Shropshire.

Rovers have improved significantly this season under former Peterborough manager Grant McCann and are in with every chance of contesting the play-offs.

Going into Saturday’s derby match away to Scunthorpe (result not known at the time of writing) Donny had lost only three of their previous 19 matches, the latest being an FA Cup fifth-round tie against Crystal Palace.

Their fortunes have diverged with those of Shrewsbury, who were beaten by Rotherham in last season’s play-off final but have not been the same team since manager Paul Hurst left in the summer for an ill-fated spell at Ipswich.

Sam Ricketts took over in early December but the problem for the Shrews has been too many draws, which have left them firmly entrenched in what is a wide-open relegation battle.

Although both of these teams are better at home, which is a worry from a Doncaster perspective, we are backing Rovers to come out on top for they have a good record at this venue and quite simply look much the superior team on this season’s evidence.

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    Shrewsbury Town vs Doncaster Rovers Match Info Date: Tuesday February 26 2019 Kick-off time: 7.45pm GMT Venue: Montgomery Waters Meadow Referee: Matthew Donohue Shrewsbury Town vs Doncaster Rovers Head-To-Head Record Last 3 matches August 21 2018: Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Shrewsbury Town January 20 2018: Shrewsbury Town 2-2 Doncaster Rovers September 26 2017: Doncaster Rovers 1-2…