FootyMAD's Rushden & Diamonds match preview

Last updated : 25 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crawley Town v Rushden & Diamonds fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Rushden & Diamonds at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 5 games played, Reds have recorded 2 wins, and Rushden & D. have come away with 1 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Broadfield Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a (Conference) Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
1995/1996Sat 02 DecCrawley Town2 - 2Rushden & D.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Reds in those games, with 7 conceded.

Rushden & D. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Diamonds, and 10 goals against.

Crawley Town's 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Rushden & D. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 20 from their 12 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crawley Town6222578
Rushden & D.633013612

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Rushden & D. will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crawley Town Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Rushden & D. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.