FM Preview: Brentford v Notts. County 01 Mar 2011

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History of the Brentford v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County pack their bags to visit Brentford at Griffin Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 5 of the 35 games.

The previous match played between the two at Griffin Park was within the last three years, in January 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 17 JanBrentford1 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2008/2009Mon 13 OctNotts. County1 - 1BrentfordLGE2
2007/2008Tue 29 JanBrentford0 - 0Notts. CountyLGE2
2007/2008Sat 18 AugNotts. County1 - 1BrentfordLGE2
2003/2004Sat 28 FebBrentford2 - 3Notts. CountyLGE1
2003/2004Sat 25 OctNotts. County2 - 0BrentfordLGE1
2002/2003Sat 18 JanBrentford1 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Brentford have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 5 conceded.

Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Magpies's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Brentford see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 42 points from their 31 games played so far, Notts. County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 28 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County6222598

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the Magpies to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Brentford Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Notts. County Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.