FM Preview: Walsall v Notts. County 01 Jan 2011

Last updated : 31 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Walsall v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County travel to take on Walsall at Banks's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 16 and win only 3 of the 27 games.

The last time the two teams met at Walsall was just over four years ago, in November 2006, the Saddlers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 14 AprNotts. County1 - 2WalsallLGE2
2006/2007Sat 25 NovWalsall2 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2000/2001Sat 03 MarNotts. County2 - 0WalsallLGE1
2000/2001Sat 30 SepWalsall5 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1
1998/1999Sat 27 FebNotts. County2 - 1WalsallLGE1
1998/1999Fri 18 SepWalsall3 - 2Notts. CountyLGE1
1996/1997Sat 25 JanWalsall3 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Walsall have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Saddlers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Notts. County is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Magpies have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Walsall are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 17 points from their 19 games thus far. Notts. County find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 19 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County63128610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Notts. County are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Banks's Stadium with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Walsall 18 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Notts. County Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.