FootyMAD's Oldham Athletic match preview

History of the Swindon Town v Oldham Athletic fixture

Swindon Town prepare to entertain Oldham Athletic at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Robins have recorded 9 wins, and Oldham Ath. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at County Ground was less than a year ago, in April 2004, with Oldham Ath. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Robins in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 24 AprSwindon Town1-2Oldham Ath.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 15 NovOldham Ath.0 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2002/2003Sat 26 AprOldham Ath.4 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2002/2003Sat 05 OctSwindon Town0 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE1
2001/2002Wed 16 JanOldham Ath.2 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2001/2002Sat 25 AugSwindon Town0 - 2Oldham Ath.LGE1
2000/2001Tue 06 MarSwindon Town3 - 0Oldham Ath.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Oldham Ath. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Latics have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Swindon Town's 17 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Oldham Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 12 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town6222668
Oldham Ath.60243142

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Swindon Town 7 games since last home draw.
Oldham Ath. Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.