FM Preview: Crawley Town v Walsall 23 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Crawley Town v Walsall fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Walsall at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The two sides drew on their own previous meeting.

The only previous meeting between Crawley Town and Walsall at Broadfield Stadium was just last season, in November 2012, 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
2012/2013 Sat 16 Mar Walsall 2 - 2 Crawley Town League One
2012/2013 Sat 17 Nov Crawley Town 2-2 Walsall League One

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Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Reds's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Walsall however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Saddlers, and 5 goals against.

Crawley Town see themselves just below half way in the Skybet League One, showing a record of 20 points from their 16 games played so far,

Walsall lie just outside the playoff positions in the Skybet League One, picking up 25 from their 16 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crawley Town 6 2 1 3 4 8 7
Walsall 6 4 0 2 10 4 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Reds at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Saddlers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crawley Town Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Walsall Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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