FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Notts. County v Bristol City fixture

Notts. County prepare to entertain Bristol City at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 26 and lost only 10 of the 50 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Meadow Lane was less than a year ago, in February 2003, with Notts. County running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 09 AugBristol City5 - 0Notts. CountyLD2
2002/2003Sat 15 FebNotts. County2-0Bristol CityLD2
2002/2003Tue 03 DecBristol City3 - 2Notts. CountyLD2
2001/2002Sat 16 MarNotts. County2 - 0Bristol CityLD2
2001/2002Sat 01 DecBristol City3 - 2Notts. CountyLD2
2000/2001Sat 21 AprNotts. County2 - 1Bristol CityLD2
2000/2001Sat 04 NovBristol City4 - 0Notts. CountyLD2

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Magpies, with 8 goals against.

The Robins have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Robins, and 5 goals against.

Notts. County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division Two with a return of just 21 points from their 25 games thus far. Bristol City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 40 points from 24 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County61236125
Bristol City63217411

FootyMad's prediction ...

Magpies are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occassion, Bristol City will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Notts. CountyDrawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Bristol CityWon each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.