FootyMAD's Burton Albion match preview

Last updated : 31 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crawley Town v Burton Albion fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Burton Albion at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Broadfield Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2007, the Reds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Conference match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 06 MarCrawley Town1-0Burton AlbionCONF
2006/2007Tue 03 OctBurton Albion2 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2005/2006Sat 08 AprCrawley Town1 - 1Burton AlbionCONF
2005/2006Sat 19 NovBurton Albion3 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2004/2005Sat 11 DecCrawley Town4 - 0Burton AlbionCONF
2004/2005Sat 18 SepBurton Albion1 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2000/2001Tue 01 MayCrawley Town2 - 2Burton AlbionSPL

Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Burton Albion have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Brewers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Crawley Town's 9 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Burton Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 10 from their 5 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crawley Town63126810
Burton Albion6312111010

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Reds, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crawley Town Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Burton Albion Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.