FM Preview: Swindon Town v Scunthorpe United 20 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 19 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Swindon Town v Scunthorpe United fixture

Swindon Town are ready to welcome Scunthorpe United to County Ground on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Robins have won and drawn 5 times in this fixture.

The previous match played between the two at County Ground was more than three years back, in February 2009, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Sat 21 Feb Swindon Town 4-2 Scunthorpe U. League One
2008/2009 Sat 01 Nov Scunthorpe U. 3 - 3 Swindon Town League One
2005/2006 Mon 17 Apr Scunthorpe U. 1 - 2 Swindon Town League One
2005/2006 Sat 22 Oct Swindon Town 1 - 1 Scunthorpe U. League One
1985/1986 Sat 12 Apr Swindon Town 1 - 1 Scunthorpe U. Fourth Division
1985/1986 Sat 09 Nov Scunthorpe U. 0 - 2 Swindon Town Fourth Division
1984/1985 Fri 29 Mar Scunthorpe U. 6 - 2 Swindon Town Fourth Division

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

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Scunthorpe United is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Iron have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swindon Town's total of 21 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Scunthorpe United are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 9 points from their 12 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swindon Town 6 4 1 1 11 4 13
Scunthorpe United 6 1 2 3 5 8 5

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Swindon Town are not exactly setting the world alight at County Ground in recent games, we can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swindon Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Scunthorpe United Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Swindon Town Match Reports


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