FM Preview: Swindon Town v Shrewsbury Town 21 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Swindon Town v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Swindon Town play host to Shrewsbury Town at County Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Robins are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 6 of the 27 games.

The last time the two teams met at Swindon Town was just over four years ago, in March 2007, the Robins carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Shrewsbury Tn. 2 - 1 Swindon Town League Two
2006/2007 Sat 31 Mar Swindon Town 2-1 Shrewsbury Tn. League Two
2006/2007 Sat 21 Oct Shrewsbury Tn. 1 - 2 Swindon Town League Two
1995/1996 Sat 27 Apr Shrewsbury Tn. 1 - 2 Swindon Town League Division Two
1995/1996 Sat 25 Nov Swindon Town 0 - 1 Shrewsbury Tn. League Division Two
1989/1990 Tue 03 Oct Swindon Town 3 - 1 Shrewsbury Tn. League Cup
1989/1990 Tue 19 Sep Shrewsbury Tn. 0 - 3 Swindon Town League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Robins have smashed 12 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.

Shrewsbury Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Swindon Town are holding the final promotion place in the npower League Two, and have accumulated 58 points from the 29 games they have played so far.

Shrewsbury Town are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 57 points from 30 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swindon Town 6 5 0 1 11 4 15
Shrewsbury Town 6 5 0 1 9 3 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Swindon Town may be coming up against a decent side in Shrewsbury Town, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Robins. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swindon Town Won 8 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Shrewsbury Town 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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