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:|
|2000/2001||Sat 03 Mar||Notts. County||2 - 0||Walsall||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 30 Sep||Walsall||5 - 1||Notts. County||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Sat 27 Feb||Notts. County||2 - 1||Walsall||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Fri 18 Sep||Walsall||3 - 2||Notts. County||LGE1|
|1996/1997||Sat 25 Jan||Walsall||3 - 1||Notts. County||LGE1|
|1996/1997||Tue 29 Oct||Notts. County||2 - 0||Walsall||LGE1|
|1995/1996||Wed 06 Mar||Notts. County||2 - 1||Walsall||LGE1|
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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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
|Walsall||No sequences of note|
|Notts. County||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.