FM Preview: Hartlepool United v Crawley Town 20 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Hartlepool United v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
No previous matches found

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Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Crawley Town's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Reds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Hartlepool United are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 7 points from their 12 games thus far.

Crawley Town are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 22 points from 12 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hartlepool United 6 0 2 4 4 9 2
Crawley Town 6 3 0 3 11 9 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hartlepool United Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
Crawley Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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