FM Preview: Milton Keynes Dons v Walsall 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Milton Keynes Dons and Walsall at 15:00 on 5th May 2012 in the League One.
History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Walsall fixture
Walsall face a trip to Milton Keynes Dons at stadium:mk on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, Saddlers have recorded 2 wins, and Milton Keynes Dons have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at stadium:mk was just last season, in March 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Walsall||0 - 2||Milton Keynes||League One|
|2010/2011||Fri 25 Mar||Milton Keynes||1-1||Walsall||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 Aug||Walsall||1 - 2||Milton Keynes||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 08 May||Walsall||2 - 1||Milton Keynes||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Oct||Milton Keynes||1 - 0||Walsall||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Milton Keynes||0 - 1||Walsall||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Walsall||0 - 3||Milton Keynes||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Milton Keynes Dons are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Dons, with 5 goals against.
The away form of Walsall is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Saddlers have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Milton Keynes Dons are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 80 points from 45 games.
Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 47 points from 45 matches.
Current overall team form
|Milton Keynes Dons||6||4||1||1||11||4||13|
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 Milton Keynes Dons. Home win
|Milton Keynes Dons||10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Walsall||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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