2022-23 EFL Cup: Fleetwood vs Everton prediction and betting tips (August 23)

Everton played a 1-1 draw in their last league game. Will they get a win over Fleetwood Town and qualify for the next round of the EFL Cup?
Gray scored a late goal against Nottingham Forest in their last game as it ended in a 1-1 draw.

Gray scored a late goal against Nottingham Forest in their last game as it ended in a 1-1 draw.

by   Dipo Lukman

Fleetwood Town will host Everton in Round 2 of the EFL Cup.

The match will start at 6:45 p.m GMT on Tuesday, 23 August 2022. The match venue is Highbury Stadium, Fleetwood. Below you will find betting tips and match predictions for Fleetwood vs Everton (August 23) in the Round 2 of the EFL Cup.

Fleetwood vs Everton latest odds on betting sites

Fleetwood have their winning odds placed at 7.20 (+620 American; 31/50 Fractional). Everton, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 1.42 (-238; 21/50). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 4.60 (+360; 18/5).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Fleetwood — 13%, draw — 20%, Everton — 67%.

Latest betting odds on Fleetwood vs Everton (23 August 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.77 (-130; 77/100)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Fleetwood — 1.80 (+102; 51/50)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on Everton — 2.13 (+113; 50/57)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.84 (-119; 21/25)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.91 (-110; 10/1)

Fleetwood vs Everton match preview and statistics

Fleetwood got a 1-0 win over Wigan in the first round of the EFL Cup. Gerard Garner scored the only goal of the game in the 24th minute with a nice header from very close range into the bottom right corner.

Fleetwood had 46% ball possession as they completed 257 passes. They had 0.87 expected goals compared to Wigan’s expected goals of 0.91. Fleetwood had 11 shots with one being on target.

Fleetwood are currently 14th in the League One table with six points. They have scored four goals while conceding four goals.

Fleetwood team news: All players are fit and available

Everton played a 1-1 draw against Nottingham Forest in their last league game. Brennan Johnson opened the scoreline in the 81st minute with a nice finish into the far corner. Demarai Gray levelled the scoreline in the 88th minute with a nice finish into the corner.

Everton had 48% ball possession as they compelled 320 passes. They had 1.51 expected goals compared to Nottingham Forest’s expected goals of 1.51. Everton had 19 shots in the game with eight being on target

Everton are currently 16th in the Premier League table with one point. They have scored two goals while conceding four goals with a difference of -2.

Everton team news: Abdoulaye Doucoure is out of the game with a muscle injury. Andre Gomes is unavailable with a muscle injury. Andros Townsend is out with a cruciate ligament injury. Ben Godfrey is unavailable with an ankle injury. Dominic Calvert-Lewin is out with a knee injury. Yerry Mina is unavailable due to an ankle injury.

Fleetwood vs Everton H2H

Everton smashed Fleetwood by five goals to two in the last meeting between both teams

Fleetwood vs Everton lineups and key players

Fleetwood projected starting lineup:

  • Jay Lynch
  • Shaun Rooney
  • Josh Earl
  • Aristote Nsiala
  • Danny Andrew
  • Josh Vela
  • Brendan Sarpong
  • Daniel Batty
  • Harvey Macadam
  • Promise Omochere
  • Gerard Garner

Notable subs: Cian Hayes

Gerard Garner scored the only goal in their 1-0 victory over Wigan in round 1 of the EFL Cup. He created two chances in the game and had two shots. He is a key player for Fleetwood.

Everton projected starting lineup:

  • Jordan Pickford
  • Seamus Coleman
  • Michael Keane
  • Conor Coady
  • Vitalii Mykolenko
  • Tom Davies
  • Anthony Gordon
  • Demarai Gray
  • Dele Alli
  • Alex Iwobi
  • Dwight Mc Neil

Notable subs: Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Fabian Delph.

Demarai Gray scored a late goal against Nottingham Forest in their last game as it ended in a 1-1 draw. The England international created two chances during the game. Gray had six shots during the game.

Fleetwood vs Everton predictions and betting tips

Everton have scored a goal in two of their last three games in all competitions. Fleetwood have scored a goal in three of their last five games in all competitions. The last meeting between both sides ended in 5-2 with both teams scoring a goal. I predict both teams will score a goal.

Everton are the stronger team in this fixture and will be looking to get their first win of the season. The Toffees are yet to win a game this season and a win against Fleetwood will put them in good mood. I predict a 3-1 win for Everton.

Betting prediction: Both teams to score

Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; 1/1 Fractional)

Betting prediction: 1-3

Odds: 11.00 (+1000 American; 10/1 Fractional)

Soccer EFL Cup . Round 2
Fleetwood — Everton

Not settled

Correct score — 1-3