FM Preview: Portsmouth v Notts. County 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, Magpies have recorded 3 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 03 Nov Portsmouth 0-2 Notts. County F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Notts. County 3 - 0 Portsmouth League One
1994/1995 Sat 17 Dec Notts. County 0 - 1 Portsmouth League Division One
1994/1995 Sat 13 Aug Portsmouth 2 - 1 Notts. County League Division One
1993/1994 Sat 05 Feb Portsmouth 0 - 0 Notts. County League Division One
1993/1994 Sat 23 Oct Notts. County 1 - 1 Portsmouth League Division One
1992/1993 Sat 17 Apr Notts. County 0 - 1 Portsmouth League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While Pompey have scored 4, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Notts. County's away form is none too clever either, remaining unbeaten in the last six, though five of those have been draws. The Magpies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 21 points from their 26 games thus far.

Notts. County see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 36 points from their 24 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 0 2 4 4 13 2
Notts. County 6 0 3 3 5 10 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Magpies of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Fratton Park with Notts. County coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 14 most recent games.
Notts. County Previous 5 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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