Portsmouth Can Cause Wycombe Problems

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With the international break in full flow, there is extra focus on the EFL and there are six tantalising League One fixtures to explore on Saturday.

Danny Cowley's Portsmouth have found form

The current international break means more focus on this weekend’s EFL action, with six games in League One to look forward to on Saturday.

Five of the top eight are in action, including second-placed Plymouth and fourth-placed Wycombe Wanderers, who have stuttered in recent weeks.

A couple of the teams loitering towards the bottom also face crucial games, as the battle for promotion and to stay up, steps up a pace at this busy time.

Pompey Look Back on Track

Two teams who have played at a higher level in the recent past meet at Adams Park on Saturday, as Wycombe and Portsmouth go head-to-head.

Wanderers are seeking an immediate return to the Championship and are currently fourth, just three points off top spot but having hit the buffers a bit in recent weeks.

Gareth Ainsworth’s men have won just one of their last four league games and their last two home results will be a concern for both the manager and the Wycombe fans – losing 1-4 to Ipswich in the league and 0-5 to Burton in the EFL Trophy.

Portsmouth are not the team you would choose to play on a run like that, with the south-coast outfit unbeaten in five matches in all competitions.

Pompey’s away form is a worry, with no wins in seven away from Fratton Park, but they have drawn at Accrington and Charlton in recent weeks and Double Chance for the visitors is available at 10/13.

Argyle Can Make It Seven on the Road

Plymouth are arguably the in-form team in the division, with Ryan Lowe’s men looking to go seven away league games unbeaten on Saturday.

Second-placed Argyle have collected three wins and three draws heading to Accrington and with leaders Wigan not in action this weekend, they can go top of the table with a victory.

The hosts have also improved in recent weeks, with just one defeat in five League One games, but Plymouth look to be too strong for Stanley.

Plymouth are available at 13/10 to collect the three points and the visitors to win by one goal can be backed at 5/2.

Owls on Course for Promotion Challenge

After relegation last season, Sheffield Wednesday look to have found their feet in League One, with just one defeat in 10 moving them into the top eight in the table.

They welcome Gillingham to Hillsborough with Steve Evans’ side currently just a point outside the relegation zone, after just one win in the last five.

The Owls, who will have over 20,000 fans behind them, seem to have momentum and three points on Saturday could fire them into the top six.

With big home games to come this month against promotion rivals MK Dons and Wycombe, a win would be crucial to their promotion hopes, with Wednesday 20/33 in the Match Result market.

*All odds correct at time of writing.

Warren has been employed as a sport journalist for over two decades and as well as years of written experience, has also worked in other areas of the media including radio and television. Football has always been his number one passion, but has also commentated and written on a number of other sports including golf, cricket, tennis and rugby.

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