FootyMAD's Kettering Town match preview

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History of the Kettering Town v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Kettering Town at Rockingham Road Ground on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Out of their two previous meetings, the Reds have won one, and drawn the other.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a (Conference) Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 19 SepCrawley Town2 - 1Kettering Tn.CONF
2008/2009Wed 15 AprKettering Tn.1 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 27 SepCrawley Town1 - 0Kettering Tn.CONF
2001/2002Sat 22 DecCrawley Town0 - 2Kettering Tn.SPL
2001/2002Sat 25 AugKettering Tn.1 - 3Crawley TownSPL

Recent respective form guides

Kettering Town's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Poppies have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Crawley Town's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Reds, and 9 goals against.

Kettering Tn.'s total of 48 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Crawley Town's 39 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Kettering Tn.6213457
Crawley Town6321131011

FootyMad's prediction ...

Reds's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Kettering Tn., believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Kettering Tn. Failed to win in previous 8 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Crawley Town 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.