Swindon Town prepare to entertain Hartlepool United at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Robins are clearly on top, having won 7 and lost only 2 of the 12 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at County Ground was less than a year ago, in February 2009, with Hartlepool U. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Robins in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 24 Feb||Swindon Town||0-1||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Fri 03 Oct||Hartlepool U.||3 - 3||Swindon Town||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Dec||Swindon Town||2 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Sep||Hartlepool U.||1 - 1||Swindon Town||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Feb||Swindon Town||0 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 Aug||Hartlepool U.||0 - 1||Swindon Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 08 Apr||Swindon Town||1 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Swindon Town haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
The Pools have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Pools's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Swindon Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 19 points from their 12 games so far. Hartlepool U. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 12 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Robins's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Hartlepool U.. Home Win
|Swindon Town||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Hartlepool U.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.