FM Preview: Rushden & Diamonds v Crawley Town 02 Apr 2010

Last updated : 01 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rushden & Diamonds v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Rushden & Diamonds at Nene Park on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 5 games played, Reds have recorded 1 wins, and Rushden & D. have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2008, with Crawley Town inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Diamonds in a (Conference) Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 26 SepCrawley Town2 - 1Rushden & D.CONF
2008/2009Sat 14 MarCrawley Town0 - 0Rushden & D.CONF
2008/2009Sat 06 SepRushden & D.0 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2007/2008Sat 19 JanCrawley Town4 - 1Rushden & D.CONF
2007/2008Tue 04 SepRushden & D.1 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2006/2007Fri 23 MarRushden & D.1 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2006/2007Sat 12 AugCrawley Town1 - 0Rushden & D.CONF

Recent respective form guides

Rushden & Diamonds are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. During these games, Diamonds have smashed 12 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.

Crawley Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Reds's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Rushden & D.'s total of 70 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Crawley Town's 55 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rushden & D.642016314
Crawley Town631281010

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Rushden & D. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rushden & D. Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Crawley Town Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.