FM Preview: Notts. County v Carlisle United 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Notts. County v Carlisle United fixture

Notts. County play host to Carlisle United at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 7 wins out of 10 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Notts. County was back in October 2005, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 09 OctCarlisle Utd.1 - 0Notts. CountyLGE1
2005/2006Mon 17 AprCarlisle Utd.2 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2005/2006Sat 22 OctNotts. County0-0Carlisle Utd.LGE2
1995/1996Sat 30 MarNotts. County3 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 07 OctCarlisle Utd.0 - 0Notts. CountyLGE1
1986/1987Sun 26 AprNotts. County2 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE1
1986/1987Sun 21 DecCarlisle Utd.0 - 2Notts. CountyLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Magpies, with 2 goals against.

In complete contrast to Notts. County, Carlisle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Notts. County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 22 matches. Carlisle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 31 points from their 22 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County642012314
Carlisle Utd.62131177

FootyMad's prediction ...

Notts. County may be coming up against a decent side in Carlisle Utd., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Magpies. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Notts. County Won 4 successive home games.
20 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Carlisle Utd. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.