FM Preview: Notts. County v Scunthorpe United 26 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Notts. County v Scunthorpe United fixture

Notts. County play host to Scunthorpe United at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. All the previous meetings between the two have been won by the Magpies.

The last time the two teams met at Notts. County was back in January 2005, over five years ago, with Notts. County running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Tue 02 Sep Scunthorpe U. 2 - 1 Notts. County (Associate Members)
2004/2005 Sat 22 Jan Notts. County 2-0 Scunthorpe U. League Two
2004/2005 Tue 28 Dec Scunthorpe U. 0 - 0 Notts. County League Two
1999/2000 Sat 22 Jan Scunthorpe U. 1 - 0 Notts. County League Division Two
1999/2000 Sat 21 Aug Notts. County 3 - 0 Scunthorpe U. League Division Two
1997/1998 Fri 26 Dec Scunthorpe U. 1 - 2 Notts. County League Division Three
1997/1998 Sun 07 Sep Notts. County 2 - 1 Scunthorpe U. League Division Three

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 6 conceded.

Scunthorpe United have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Notts. County's total of 28 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Scunthorpe United find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 18 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Notts. County 6 1 3 2 11 11 6
Scunthorpe United 6 1 2 3 6 9 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Scunthorpe United is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Magpies in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Notts. County Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Scunthorpe United Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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