FM Preview: Walsall v Scunthorpe United 06 Nov 2012

Last updated : 05 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Walsall v Scunthorpe United fixture

Walsall prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Bescot Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Saddlers have recorded 9 wins, and Scunthorpe United have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bescot Stadium was just last season, in September 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 21 Feb Scunthorpe U. 0 - 1 Walsall League One
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Walsall 2-2 Scunthorpe U. League One
2008/2009 Tue 03 Mar Scunthorpe U. 1 - 1 Walsall League One
2008/2009 Sat 08 Nov Walsall 1 - 3 Scunthorpe U. F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 16 Aug Walsall 2 - 1 Scunthorpe U. League One
2005/2006 Sat 11 Feb Walsall 2 - 2 Scunthorpe U. League One
2005/2006 Sat 24 Sep Scunthorpe U. 1 - 3 Walsall League One

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Recent respective form guides

Walsall 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.

Scunthorpe United have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Iron have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Walsall see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 19 points from their 15 games played so far,

Scunthorpe United are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 10 points from their 15 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Walsall 6 0 3 3 6 9 3
Scunthorpe United 6 0 2 4 5 12 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Walsall are not exactly setting the world alight at Bescot Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Scunthorpe United in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Walsall Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Scunthorpe United Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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