FootyMAD's Oldham Athletic match preview

History of the Oldham Athletic v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon face a trip to Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Robins will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 8 and win only 2 of the 14 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2003, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 26 AprOldham Ath.4 - 0SwindonLD2
2002/2003Sat 05 OctSwindon0 - 1Oldham Ath.LD2
2001/2002Wed 16 JanOldham Ath.2 - 0SwindonLD2
2001/2002Sat 25 AugSwindon0 - 2Oldham Ath.LD2
2000/2001Tue 06 MarSwindon3 - 0Oldham Ath.LD2
2000/2001Sat 14 OctOldham Ath.1 - 0SwindonLD2
1996/1997Mon 31 MarOldham Ath.5 - 1SwindonLD1

Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Latics in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Swindon is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Robins have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Oldham Ath. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 17 matches. Swindon's 24 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Robins have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Oldham Ath. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Swindon Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.