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History of the Walsall v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County travel to take on Walsall at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 3 of the 26 games.

The last time the two teams met at Walsall was back in September 2000, over five years ago, with Walsall annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Sat 03 MarNotts. County2 - 0WalsallLGE1
2000/2001Sat 30 SepWalsall5 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1
1998/1999Sat 27 FebNotts. County2 - 1WalsallLGE1
1998/1999Fri 18 SepWalsall3 - 2Notts. CountyLGE1
1996/1997Sat 25 JanWalsall3 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1
1996/1997Tue 29 OctNotts. County2 - 0WalsallLGE1
1995/1996Wed 06 MarNotts. County2 - 1WalsallLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Walsall have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Saddlers in those games, with 2 conceded.

The Magpies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Magpies, and 6 goals against.

Walsall are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 18 games giving them a return of 41 points. Notts. County's total of 31 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County6213887

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Walsall is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Walsall No sequences of note
Notts. County Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.