FootyMAD's Gravesend & Northfleet match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crawley Town v Gravesend & Northfleet fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Gravesend & Northfleet at Broadfield Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 4 of the 8 previous games, with the Reds winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Broadfield Stadium was just last season, in November 2005, with Gravesend & N. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Reds in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 26 DecGravesend & N.1 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2005/2006Tue 28 FebGravesend & N.1 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2005/2006Sat 26 NovCrawley Town1-2Gravesend & N.CONF
2004/2005Sat 01 JanGravesend & N.0 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2004/2005Sun 26 DecCrawley Town1 - 1Gravesend & N.CONF
1996/1997Sat 22 MarCrawley Town0 - 2Gravesend & N.SPL
1996/1997Sat 04 JanGravesend & N.2 - 0Crawley TownSPL

Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Gravesend & N.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Crawley Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 27 matches. Gravesend & N.'s total of 47 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide Conference.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crawley Town6222588
Gravesend & N.65019315

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town may be in prime form at home, but the quality of the opposition suggests to me that Gravesend & N. are going to come away with all the points in this one. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crawley Town Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Gravesend & N. 3 successive away victories.
11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 18 outings ago.