FM Preview: Exeter City v Walsall 21 Apr 2012

Last updated : 20 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Exeter City v Walsall fixture

Walsall face a trip to Exeter City at St. James Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Saddlers have recorded 14 wins, and Exeter City have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James Park was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 23 Nov Walsall 3 - 2 Exeter City F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 12 Nov Exeter City 1-1 Walsall F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Tue 25 Oct Walsall 1 - 2 Exeter City League One
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Exeter City 2 - 1 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Sat 09 Oct Walsall 2 - 1 Exeter City League One
2009/2010 Sat 27 Mar Exeter City 2 - 1 Walsall League One
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Walsall 3 - 0 Exeter City League One

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

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Walsall is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Saddlers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Exeter City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 38 points from their 43 games thus far.

Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 46 points from 43 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Exeter City 6 1 1 4 7 10 4
Walsall 6 2 2 2 10 9 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Walsall on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Exeter City. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Exeter City Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Walsall Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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