FM Preview: Peterborough United v Swindon Town 16 Oct 2010

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History of the Peterborough United v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town face a trip to Peterborough United at London Road Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Robins have recorded 6 wins, and Peterborough have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in May 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 02 MayPeterborough2 - 2Swindon TownLGE1
2008/2009Tue 25 NovSwindon Town2 - 2PeterboroughLGE1
2006/2007Tue 30 JanPeterborough1 - 1Swindon TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 16 SepSwindon Town0 - 1PeterboroughLGE2
2005/2006Tue 22 NovPeterborough2 - 1Swindon TownASSM
2004/2005Sun 26 DecPeterborough0 - 2Swindon TownLGE1
2004/2005Sat 11 SepSwindon Town0 - 1PeterboroughLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Peterborough United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Posh in those games, with 12 conceded.

Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Robins's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Peterborough are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 19 points from 11 games. Swindon Town see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 15 points from their 11 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town640210712

FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Swindon Town on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Robins. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Peterborough 20 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Swindon Town Last drawn game 8 outings ago.