Our prediction for this League 1 match:
All eyes will be on Weston Homes Stadium when Peterborough and Bristol Rovers lock horns in a highly-anticipated League One game. The Posh are undefeated in the previous three league fixtures, but they need to start winning on a regular basis if they are to return to the Championship. Jonson Clarke-Harris has been scoring goals for fun of late and we predict that the Jamaica forward is going to prove a handful for the opposition back-line.
The Pirates, on the other hand, aim to build on back-to-back wins over Shrewsbury (2-0) and Wigan (4-1) and given their signs of improvement up front, over 2.5 goals betting option should be considered. There are no fresh injury worries in the away team ahead of Saturday’s encounter. Peterborough defenders should have John Marquis at bay as the 31-year-old forward has found his goal-scoring touch in recent weeks.
Highlighted Player (Jonson Clarke Harris):
The Leicester born striker started his career at Coventry City, joining their youth academy at the age of 15. Harris, who holds both the English and Jamaican citizenship, chose to represent the former but is yet to feature for any of England's international levels. He made his first professional debut on the 10th of August 2010, in a 2-0 League Cup loss to Morecambe, a feature that made him the youngest player to ever appear for Coventry.
After successive loan moves where he made little impact, Harris left the Sky Blues to join Oldham Athletic in May 2013 on a year-long contract. His excellence earned him the Young Player of the Season award and a high profile move to Rotherham United at the end of the season in a deal worth 350,000 euros. After several inconsistent performances, Harris left the Millers.
He then went on to play for MK Dons and Doncaster on loan before re-joining Coventry for a second spell where-in he helped the club in promoting to League One. Born on the 21st of July 1994, the 25-year-old is known for his physicality and hold-up play and currently plies his trade for Bristol, whom he joined at the start of 2019.
Highlighted Team (Bristol Rovers):
Established back on August 1, 1883, Bristol Rovers are one of the oldest clubs in the League One. Bristol Rovers were formed after a meeting at the Eastville Restaurant under the name of Black Arabs after the Arabs rugby team.
This name, though, lasted no more than one season as the club was renamed Eastville Rovers in 1884. Five years later the club’s name was officially changes to Bristol Rovers. Nicknamed the Pirates, Bristol Rovers welcome their opponents at Memorial Stadium Horfield, the venue with the capacity of 12,296. Bristol Rovers are well known for their blue and white home kit, but they are dressed in yellow when playing on the travels.
Ricky Lambert, who used to play for the likes of Southampton and Liverpool in the Premier League, is regarded as one of the club’s most notable footballers. It has to be noted that Lambert scored 51 goals in 128 appearances for the Pirates in the league.