FM Preview: Walsall v Notts. County 16 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Walsall v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County face a trip to Walsall at Bescot 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 5 of the 29 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bescot Stadium was just last season, in January 2012, with Notts. County inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Saddlers in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Notts. County 0 - 1 Walsall League One
2011/2012 Tue 31 Jan Walsall 0-1 Notts. County League One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Notts. County 2 - 1 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Wed 02 Feb Notts. County 1 - 1 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Walsall 0 - 3 Notts. County League One
2006/2007 Sat 14 Apr Notts. County 1 - 2 Walsall League Two
2006/2007 Sat 25 Nov Walsall 2 - 1 Notts. County League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Walsall are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Saddlers, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Walsall, Notts. County are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Magpies have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Walsall's 47 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Notts. County see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 41 points from their 30 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Walsall 6 5 0 1 13 6 15
Notts. County 6 1 2 3 5 8 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Magpies are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Walsall. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Walsall Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Notts. County Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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