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History of the Shrewsbury Town v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town travel to take on Shrewsbury Town at Gay Meadow on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 9 of the 24 previous games, with the hosts winning just 8.

The last time the two teams met at Shrewsbury Tn. was more than a decade ago, in April 1996, with Swindon Town inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Shrews in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1995/1996Sat 27 AprShrewsbury Tn.1 - 2Swindon TownLGE1
1995/1996Sat 25 NovSwindon Town0 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE1
1989/1990Tue 03 OctSwindon Town3 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGEC
1989/1990Tue 19 SepShrewsbury Tn.0 - 3Swindon TownLGEC
1988/1989Mon 01 MaySwindon Town1 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.CHMP
1988/1989Sat 03 DecShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1Swindon TownCHMP
1987/1988Sat 20 FebShrewsbury Tn.2 - 1Swindon TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Shrewsbury Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Shrews in those games, with 7 conceded.

Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Shrewsbury Tn. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 20 points from their 13 games so far. Swindon Town are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 28 points from the 14 games they have played so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.6231989
Swindon Town6141757

FootyMad's prediction ...

Swindon Town are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Gay Meadow with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Shrewsbury Tn. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Swindon Town Not won in previous 5 away matches.