League Two Outright Odds for 2023/24
League Two stands as a key pillar in the English Football League despite being its lowest division. It's in this fierce battleground of 24 diverse clubs that the strengths of English football are truly tested. Each jostles for promotion to League One.
The betting dimensions of League Two parallel its on-field intensity and it's quite a match to other championships. League Two odds range from individual matches to outrights, with League Two winner odds 2023/24 garnering significant attention. Such League Two betting options involve predicting the team to take the first line in the league table at season's close on April 27, 2024, with the playoffs final taking place on May 19, 2024. To help you gauge the betting climate, here's a sneak peek at League Two odds 2023/24:
|League Two Contender
Taking a closer look at the top three League Two favourites , we see why they've found favour in the betting community.
Stockport, with League Two winner odds standing at 9/4, no doubt owe their position to their stellar run in the last five matches, claiming victory in each. Occupying the 4th place in the league table with 20 points, their on-pitch performance has grabbed attention to reinforce their standing.
Next up, we have Notts County, who is on top of the table also with 23 points, making sense of their 7/2 odds. Their consistency and strong display this season so far have solidified their chances in the betting race. Wrexham, the new entrants to EFL League Two, are already turning heads. This team, which is co-owned by Hollywood A-listers Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. Despite being 9th in the table with 17 points, their extraordinary previous season in the National League is convincing enough for their placement at odds of 9/2.
As the season swings into full gear, it's fair to say that League Two outright odds fans can expect some interesting turns in the prospects of these teams.
Most Wins in League Two
As we approach the 20th tournament’s season under the name of EFL League Two, from August 5, 2023, to April 27, 2024, the competition is set to ignite the pitches across the country. This year marks the 32nd season operating under its current league division format.
Looking back, the League Two crown has been worn by a diverse group of clubs. Chesterfield and Swindon Town lead the honours board with two title victories.
Here's the complete counting of past League Two winners:
|Number of League Two Wins
|Forest Green Rovers
|Milton Keynes Dons
League Two Relegation Odds 2023/2024
League Two relegation odds are a snapshot of the teams most likely to fall to the bottom of the standings during the 2023/2024 season. Those that finish in the last two spots get relegated to the National League – a semi-professional football league, recognised as the highest of its kind within the English football league system. It sits just below the English Premier League and the three divisions of the English Football League (EFL).
When considering these odds, you're essentially betting on which teams will perform the worst this season. According to the League Two relegation odds table below, Sutton Utd and Forest Green are the teams with the lowest odds, and thus, according to those odds, are the most likely to face the dreaded drop.
League Two Top Scorer 2023/2024
Betting in football often extends beyond team performance. One common form of this is betting on who will be the top scorer for the season in a specific league. In such a bet, you wager on a player you think will net the most goals during the tournament.
For instance, in the 2023/2024 League Two season, the forward Macauley Langstaff with odds of 4/1 is the favourite for the top goalscorer title. But close behind him are other players such as Isaac Olaofe and Jake Young both with 10/1 odds.
Check out top 10 goalscorer odds for the 2023/2024 League Two season:
Past League Two Top Goalscorers
Izale McLeod, an English forward with a stellar career for lower divisions, holds a prominent place in League Two history. McLeod notably bagged the top scorer award twice, showcasing his impressive striking prowess. His stints at Milton Keynes Dons saw him score a remarkable 71 goals in 188 games.
Fast-forward to the 2022-23 League Two season, and the goal-scoring torch was passed onto Andy Cook. He topped the scoring list with 28 goals, proving vital in every spot he showed up making a contribution every 88 minutes on average.
You can check out the full list of League Two top scorers in the table below:
|Andy Cook (28)
|Dom Telford (25)
|Paul Mullin (32)
|Eoin Doyle (25)
|James Norwood (29)
|Billy Kee (25)
|John Akinde (26)
|John Marquis (26)
|Matty Taylor (27)
|Matt Tubbs (21)
|Sam Winnall (23)
|Tom Pope (31)
|Adebayo Akinfenwa (18)
|Jack Midson (18)
|Izale McLeod (18)
|Lewis Grabban (18)
|Clayton Donaldson (28)
|Lee Hughes (30)
|Grant Holt (20)
|Jack Lester (20)
|Aaron McLean (29)
|Richie Barker (21)
|Izale McLeod (21)
|Karl Hawley (23)
|Phil Jevons (27)
About League Two Betting
Established in 2004, EFL League Two operates as the fourth and lowest division of the English Football League (EFL) and consists of 24 diverse teams from England and Wales.
In the intensifying contest of the 2023/2024 season, each team squares off twice against every other team, rendering a tally of 46 games per club.
As the race accelerates, teams accumulate points, manoeuvring for top standings, and striving to avoid the drop into the National League, the fifth tier of English football. Yet, this intricately structured contest doesn't simply rest on accrued points to determine the final league position. Instead, a series of additional factors break any deadlock, including:
- Goal Difference: The net of goals scored minus goals conceded often tilts the scales.
- Goals Scored: The total count of goals scored could provide the edge when points and goal difference fail to break the tie.
- Head-to-head record: If these are equal too, the total number of win, away goals, penalty points (sec. 9.5), 12-point sending off offences are then considered to determine the ranking.
As the EFL League Two season concludes, the bottom two performing clubs face a downshift to the National League, being replaced by the top-tier clubs of that division. Meanwhile, the triumphant three at the top climb the ladder to EFL League One, leaving room for incoming challengers. An additional promotional slot remains open, to be contested in a thrilling playoff format. The teams who finish the season from fourth to seventh rank all vie for this opportunity, embarking on a contest that culminates in a playoff final. The triumphant team from these playoffs celebrates not just a hard-fought victory but also promotion to the higher echelons of EFL League One in the forthcoming season.
At the end of the League Two season, the excitement does not only stem from the teams' achievements, but also from the exceptional performances of individual players. In recognition of these efforts, several awards are handed out. Here are the distinguished honours and the players who made a mark in the previous year:
- Player of the Season – Sam Hoskins (Northampton Town);
- Young Player of the Season – Junior Tchamadeu (Colchester United);
- Apprentice of the Season – Josh Tomlinson (Northampton Town).
League Two Markets on UKClubSport
For the 2023/24 season of League Two, apart from the traditional 1/X/2 markets, a number of additional outcomes are available for betting. When searching for you League Two best bets, you can choose from exact score options, where bettors attempt to predict the precise number of goals scored by both teams, and both teams to score (BTTS) markets – a proposition bet on whether both teams will indeed find the back of the net. Over/Under (O/U) betting offers a wager on the total number of goals scored in a match being over or under a specified number.
Side by side with these options, several outright markets also draw significant interest. Bettors inclined towards season-long speculation can select options like odds to win League Two, or they can attempt to predict which teams will ascend the football pyramid via the “To Be Promoted” betting option. For those focused on the opposite end of the table, the Relegation market provides an opportunity to forecast which teams will unfortunately face the drop.
Factors to consider when betting on League Two
If high-scoring games catch your fancy, then League Two is the place to set your sights, with an average of 3.15 goals per match. The recent high-scoring trend in League Two might have you leaning toward 'Over 2.5 Goals' bets. But hold on. History suggests that match totals gravitate back to averages between 2.30 and 2.40 goals eventually. It's entirely possible that the high scoring pace eases up as the season progresses.
League Two also features a number of rising star teams that consistently perform with great vigour, such as Salford City, Walsall and Milton Keynes. These teams tend to demonstrate a remarkable scoring average in away matches, which may serve as an interesting factor when targeting 'both teams to score', 'away team over X goals' or similar betting markets.
Are League Two betting odds on UKClubSport profitable and safe?
Betting on sports has its ups and downs, so we at UKClubSport encourage you to gamble responsibly. Here are a few key points to keep in mind:
- Don't bet money that you can't afford to lose;
- Look over the stats and past matches before you put your money down. This way, you stand a better chance of winning;
- Treating betting as a key money-making strategy often leads punters down a slippery slope. The harsh truth is that the majority of the bettors experience losses more often than wins. It's far healthier for both your nerves and your pocket to view betting as a form of entertainment, rather than a source of income.
The UKClubSpot website provides comprehensive statistics for all the upcoming League Two matchups. Our platform offers in-depth coverage, including team performance over the season, insights into goals scored and conceded, detailed goal averages for individual matches, and our very own Strength Rates for every upcoming game.
Each game's dedicated page presents a range of trends and predictions. This substantial data store allows you to shape your own perspective on the teams' capabilities. With up-to-the-minute tournament tables, elaborate archives of past games, and clear schedules of future matchups, we equip you with the tools you need to place informed bets.
FAQ League Two
Who is the favourite to win League Two in the 2023 season?
Stockport is the current favourite with odds at 9/4. Their top-notch performance in recent matches justifies their favourable odds. With five consecutive wins, they’ve climbed to the 4th position in the league table.
Who was the winner of League Two last season?
As for last season, Leyton Orient came out on top in League Two. With a solid tally of 26 wins, 13 draws and just 7 losses, they secured 91 points across 46 matches.
What other leagues are there in England?
English football is not just about the Premier League. There’s an extensive system of interconnected leagues, known as the football pyramid, spanning all corners of England, with five teams from Wales and one from Guernsey also competing. Directly below the Premier League is the English Football League (EFL), consisting of three 24-club divisions: The Championship, League One, and League Two. Further down, the National League marks the onset of the semi-pro leagues, followed by several regional leagues across the four corners of the country.