FootyMAD's Stevenage Borough match preview

Last updated : 29 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stevenage Borough v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Stevenage Borough at Broadhall Way on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Reds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them being consigned to defeat by opponents in 3 of the 5 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2006, with Crawley Town inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Boro in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 11 AugCrawley Town2 - 1Stevenage B.CONF
2006/2007Sat 31 MarCrawley Town3 - 0Stevenage B.CONF
2006/2007Sat 19 AugStevenage B.2 - 3Crawley TownCONF
2005/2006Mon 17 AprStevenage B.2 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2005/2006Sat 17 DecStevenage B.0 - 2Crawley TownFAT
2005/2006Mon 29 AugCrawley Town1 - 2Stevenage B.CONF
2004/2005Tue 19 AprCrawley Town1 - 2Stevenage B.CONF

Recent respective form guides

Stevenage Borough are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Boro, with 3 goals against.

Crawley Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Stevenage B.'s total of 58 points from their 32 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Crawley Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 29 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stevenage B.6033293
Crawley Town620416136

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Stevenage B. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Crawley Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.