FootyMAD's Darlington match preview

Last updated : 06 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Notts. County v Darlington fixture

Notts. County prepare to entertain Darlington at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Magpies have a healthy record in the fixture, winning 7 from 13 meetings.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Meadow Lane was just last season, in October 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Fri 02 SepDarlington1 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2004/2005Sat 12 FebDarlington1 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
2004/2005Tue 19 OctNotts. County1-1DarlingtonLGE2
1997/1998Sat 14 FebDarlington0 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
1997/1998Sat 04 OctNotts. County1 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
1997/1998Tue 26 AugNotts. County2 - 1DarlingtonLGEC
1997/1998Tue 12 AugDarlington1 - 1Notts. CountyLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County 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, 8 to 7.

Darlington have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The The Quakers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Notts. County see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 33 points from their 25 games played so far, Darlington's 34 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County6213477

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Notts. County only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Notts. CountyUnbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
DarlingtonPrevious 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.