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Charlton vs. Portsmouth Prediction, Tips & Stats

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            Charlton vs. Portsmouth Betting Tip

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            Alfie May and Colby Bishop Both To Score @ 13/2
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            Match Result

            Lincoln City

            Portsmouth


            60%

            Lin

            30%

            draw

            40%

            Por

            Results display the percentage of matches that have been Won or Drawn in the last 5 matches in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

            Both Teams To Score

            Lincoln City

            Portsmouth


            80%

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            90%

            combined

            100%

            Por

            Results display the percentage of matches that have been BTTS in the last 5 matches in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

            Over 2.5 Goals

            Lincoln City

            Portsmouth


            60%

            Lin

            70%

            combined

            80%

            Por

            Results display the percentage of matches that have been Over 2.5 Goals in the last 5 matches in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

            Charlton vs. Portsmouth Prediction, Tips & Stats

            As the League One campaign heads into another gripping weekend, The Valley readies itself for a fascinating encounter that pits Charlton Athletic against the high-flying Portsmouth in a classic tale of contrasting fortunes.

            The Addicks find themselves in a precarious position at 20th in the league, teetering dangerously close to the relegation zone with 33 points. This season has been nothing short of a nightmare for a Charlton side that once harbored ambitions of a promotion push. High expectations were set following a significant summer investment, making their current predicament all the more jarring for the supporters.

            The dismissal of Michael Appleton in January and the subsequent appointment of Nathan Jones was a clear statement of intent to arrest their decline. Yet, Jones is still searching for his first win, with a record of one loss and two draws thus far. Despite this, a spirited 3-3 draw against promotion-chasing Bolton Wanderers in their last outing has injected a much-needed dose of confidence into the team. Goals from Thierry Small, Lloyd Jones, and Daniel Kanu in that game showcased a fighting spirit that Charlton will need in abundance if they are to climb away from danger.

            Alfie May stands out as a beacon of consistency amidst the turmoil, his 16 goals making him one of the league's most prolific strikers. As Charlton prepares to host Portsmouth, the spotlight will inevitably fall on May to inspire his team to what would be their finest win of the season by a distance.

            In stark contrast, Portsmouth sit atop League One with 72 points, a testament to their remarkable consistency and resilience throughout the season. Having learned from last season's capitulation, Pompey have displayed a newfound steeliness, embarking on an impressive run that has seen them unbeaten in their last seven games, including six wins.

            Their latest triumph, a 4-1 rout of Reading, exemplified their attacking prowess and defensive solidity, qualities that have underpinned their promotion charge. Paddy Lane, Marlon Pack, Callum Lang, and Colby Bishop all found the net in a performance that sent a clear message to their promotion rivals.

            Colby Bishop, alongside Charlton's May, sits one goal short of the position of leader of the League One scoring charts with 16 goals, providing a tantalizing subplot to this weekend's clash. With the second-best defensive record in the league, conceding just 30 goals, Portsmouth under John Mousinho have found the perfect balance between attack and defence.

            When these two sides met earlier in the season, the spoils were shared in a 2-2 draw, a result that both teams will look back on with different perspectives. For Portsmouth, it was a reminder of the competition's unpredictability, while Charlton would have taken confidence from holding a top side to a draw.

            As Saturday approaches, Charlton faces another stern test of their survival credentials against a Portsmouth team brimming with confidence. For the Addicks, a victory could serve as a catalyst for a late-season revival. For Pompey, three points at The Valley would be another step towards sealing their return to the Championship.

            For our Charlton vs. Portsmouth prediction, we're going for a 2-1 win for the away side.

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            Charlton Team News

            Kayne Ramsay, Miles Leaburn and Michael Hector all remain absent for the Addicks coming into this one.

            Nathan Jones could hand Tyreeq Bakinson a start after he missed the draw at Bolton through a bout with illness, but Jones is not likely to tamper with the XI that began that game too heavily given the quality of result it yielded.

            Portsmouth Team News

            The league leaders are battling a lengthy injury list as they enter this game without the services of Tino Anjorin, Joe Morrell, Alex Robertson, Terry Devlin, Ben Stevenson, Tom Lowery, Regan Poole, Zach Swanson and Tom McIntyre.

            However, Myles Peart-Harris should once again be available for selection after his absence last weekend, as John Mousinho likely leans towards sticking with the same side that started the 4-1 hammering of Reading last weekend.

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