FootyMAD's Northampton Town match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Notts. County v Northampton Town fixture

Notts. County prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Meadow Lane on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 18 wins out of 23 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Meadow Lane was less than a year ago, in February 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 18 OctNorthampton5 - 2Notts. CountyASSM
2004/2005Tue 15 FebNotts. County0-0NorthamptonLGE2
2004/2005Sat 11 SepNorthampton0 - 0Notts. CountyLGE2
2002/2003Tue 18 MarNorthampton2 - 0Notts. CountyLGE1
2002/2003Sat 19 OctNotts. County2 - 1NorthamptonLGE1
2001/2002Tue 29 JanNotts. County0 - 3NorthamptonLGE1
2001/2002Sat 25 AugNorthampton0 - 2Notts. CountyLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 8 conceded.

Northampton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Cobblers's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Notts. County's 39 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Northampton are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 45 points from 27 games.

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

Notts. County are starting to turn Meadow Lane into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Notts. CountyWon 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
NorthamptonLast drawn game 4 outings ago.