EFL League Two preview and tip: Colchester to be mown down by Orient Express

Only eleven games stand between League Two leaders Leyton Orient and automatic promotion, and they will be looking to cement their position in Saturday's home game against struggling Colchester.

Leyton Orient have picked up 72 points from 35 games so far this season, giving them a six-point cushion ahead of Stevenage in second, and more importantly, nine points clear of Northampton Town in fourth.

The O's success this season has been built around their defensive quality that has seen them keep a clean sheet in 55 per cent of their games, which is pretty impressive in a league as chaotic and open as League Two.

Between the October 1 and February 14, Orient didn't concede a single goal at home, during which time they set a club record of nine clean sheets in a row, winning eight of those games. Regardless of their away form, the clean sheets have never deserted them.

Of the 18 teams to visit Brisbane Road this season, 14 have failed to score and this week's visitors, Colchester, haven't found the net in any their last five games.

Whilst they've picked up plenty of positive results on their travels this season, they've failed to score a goal in eight of their losses, and you have to assume this is another game they could lose.

Orient to win to nil has remained well above evens all week and that's a slight surprise and a very attractive bet.

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