Swindon Town pack their bags to visit Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium 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 being consigned to defeat by opponents in 5 of the 8 games.
The previous match played between the two at Glanford Park Stadium was within the last three years, in April 2006, with Swindon Town inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Iron in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Mon 17 Apr||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 2||Swindon Town||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Oct||Swindon Town||1 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Sat 12 Apr||Swindon Town||1 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||LGE2|
|1985/1986||Sat 09 Nov||Scunthorpe U.||0 - 2||Swindon Town||LGE2|
|1984/1985||Fri 29 Mar||Scunthorpe U.||6 - 2||Swindon Town||LGE2|
|1984/1985||Tue 06 Nov||Swindon Town||0 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||LGE2|
|1982/1983||Mon 02 May||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 0||Swindon Town||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Scunthorpe United 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 Iron, with 5 goals against.
Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Scunthorpe U. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 14 games giving them a return of 29 points. Swindon Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 13 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Scunthorpe U. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Scunthorpe U.||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.|
|Swindon Town||Last drawn game 6 outings ago.|