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History of the Notts. County v Carlisle United fixture

Notts. County play host to Carlisle United at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 7 wins out of 9 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Notts. County was back in March 1996, over five years ago, with Notts. County running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1995/1996Sat 30 MarNotts. County3-1Carlisle Utd.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 07 OctCarlisle Utd.0 - 0Notts. CountyLGE1
1986/1987Sun 26 AprNotts. County2 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE1
1986/1987Sun 21 DecCarlisle Utd.0 - 2Notts. CountyLGE1
1986/1987Tue 18 NovCarlisle Utd.0 - 3Notts. CountyFAC
1986/1987Sat 15 NovNotts. County1 - 1Carlisle Utd.FAC
1984/1985Sat 27 AprNotts. County3 - 0Carlisle Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Magpies score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Carlisle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Notts. County see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 18 points from their 14 games played so far, Carlisle Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League Two, picking up 20 from their 14 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County60243142
Carlisle Utd.61145104

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Magpies, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Notts. CountyFailed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Carlisle Utd.Not won in previous 3 away matches.