FM Preview: Crawley Town v Kettering Town 15 Jan 2011

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History of the Crawley Town v Kettering Town fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Kettering Town at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 2 of the previous 3 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Broadfield Stadium was just last season, in September 2009, the Reds carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 20 AprKettering Tn.1 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2009/2010Sat 19 SepCrawley Town2-1Kettering Tn.CONF
2008/2009Wed 15 AprKettering Tn.1 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 27 SepCrawley Town1 - 0Kettering Tn.CONF
2001/2002Sat 22 DecCrawley Town0 - 2Kettering Tn.SPL
2001/2002Sat 25 AugKettering Tn.1 - 3Crawley TownSPL

Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 18 goals for the Reds, with 9 goals against.

The Poppies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Poppies's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Crawley Town are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 46 points from 21 games. Kettering Tn. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 23 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crawley Town641114813
Kettering Tn.61149144

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Kettering Tn. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Reds in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Crawley Town Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Kettering Tn. Last drawn game 5 outings ago.