FM Preview: Carlisle United v Walsall 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Carlisle United v Walsall fixture

Walsall face a trip to Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, Saddlers have recorded 5 wins, and Carlisle United have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Walsall 1 - 1 Carlisle Utd. League One
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Carlisle Utd. 1-3 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Walsall 2 - 1 Carlisle Utd. League One
2009/2010 Sat 01 May Carlisle Utd. 1 - 1 Walsall League One
2009/2010 Sat 03 Oct Walsall 2 - 2 Carlisle Utd. League One
2008/2009 Tue 10 Feb Carlisle Utd. 1 - 1 Walsall League One
2008/2009 Sat 27 Sep Walsall 2 - 1 Carlisle Utd. League One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Carlisle United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Cumbrians in those games, with 10 conceded.

In complete contrast to Carlisle United, Walsall are having a torrid time on their travels, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Carlisle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 41 points from their 25 games so far.

Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 26 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Carlisle United 6 3 3 0 15 10 12
Walsall 6 1 4 1 6 6 7

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Saddlers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Carlisle United. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Carlisle United Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Walsall Not won in previous 12 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here