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History of the Accrington Stanley v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town travel to take on Accrington Stanley at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Robins.

The last time the two teams met at Accrington S. was way back in the black-and-white days of October 1959, with Accrington S. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Third Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1959/1960Mon 12 OctAccrington S.3 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
1959/1960Wed 07 OctSwindon Town0 - 1Accrington S.LGE1
1958/1959Wed 18 FebAccrington S.0 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
1958/1959Sat 06 SepSwindon Town1 - 2Accrington S.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the The Reds, with 4 goals against.

The Robins 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 8 goals for the Robins, and 5 goals against.

Accrington S.'s 16 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Swindon Town are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 24 points from their 12 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Accrington S.633013612
Swindon Town6132676

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Accrington S. 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:
Accrington S. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Swindon Town Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.