FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Notts. County 24 Mar 2012

Last updated : 23 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

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

Notts. County pack their bags to visit Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 11 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The previous match played between the two at Glanford Park Stadium was more than three years back, in September 2008, the Iron carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a (Associate Members) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Notts. County 3 - 2 Scunthorpe U. League One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The Magpies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Scunthorpe United find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 42 points from their 38 matches.

Notts. County lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 56 from their 38 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Scunthorpe United 6 2 4 0 9 5 10
Notts. County 6 3 1 2 11 10 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Notts. County are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Scunthorpe United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Scunthorpe United Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Notts. County Undefeated in last 3 away games.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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