FootyMAD's Scunthorpe United match preview

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History of the Scunthorpe United v Swindon Town fixture

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:
2005/2006Mon 17 AprScunthorpe U.1 - 2Swindon TownLGE1
2005/2006Sat 22 OctSwindon Town1 - 1Scunthorpe U.LGE1
1985/1986Sat 12 AprSwindon Town1 - 1Scunthorpe U.LGE2
1985/1986Sat 09 NovScunthorpe U.0 - 2Swindon TownLGE2
1984/1985Fri 29 MarScunthorpe U.6 - 2Swindon TownLGE2
1984/1985Tue 06 NovSwindon Town0 - 0Scunthorpe U.LGE2
1982/1983Mon 02 MayScunthorpe U.2 - 0Swindon TownLGE2

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Scunthorpe U.641111813
Swindon Town6312111010

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

Sequence statistics:
Scunthorpe U. Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Swindon Town Last drawn game 6 outings ago.