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:|
|2005/2006||Tue 18 Oct||Northampton||5 - 2||Notts. County||ASSM|
|2004/2005||Tue 15 Feb||Notts. County||0-0||Northampton||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Northampton||0 - 0||Notts. County||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Mar||Northampton||2 - 0||Notts. County||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||Notts. County||2 - 1||Northampton||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Tue 29 Jan||Notts. County||0 - 3||Northampton||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 25 Aug||Northampton||0 - 2||Notts. County||LGE1|
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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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
|Notts. County||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Northampton||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.|