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History of the Notts. County v Darlington fixture

Notts. County prepare to entertain Darlington at Meadow Lane on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Magpies have recorded 8 wins, and Darlington have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Meadow Lane was just last season, in August 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 03 MarDarlington1 - 0Notts. CountyLGE2
2008/2009Sat 16 AugNotts. County0-0DarlingtonLGE2
2007/2008Tue 12 FebNotts. County0 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
2007/2008Sat 25 AugDarlington2 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
2006/2007Sat 28 AprNotts. County0 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
2006/2007Sat 16 DecDarlington0 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2005/2006Sat 07 JanNotts. County3 - 2DarlingtonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Darlington is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the The Quakers have hit 5 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Notts. County's total of 28 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Darlington find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 18 games have yielded only 8 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Magpies being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Notts. County Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Darlington Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.