FM Preview: Exeter City v Stevenage 03 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2012
The game between Exeter City and Stevenage in the League One on 3rd March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Exeter City v Stevenage fixture
Exeter City play host to Stevenage at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 4 of the previous 6 games.
The last time the two teams met at Exeter City was just over four years ago, in February 2008, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a (Conference) Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 06 Aug||Stevenage||0 - 0||Exeter City||League One|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Stevenage B.||0 - 1||Exeter City||(Conference) Premier|
|2007/2008||Sat 02 Feb||Exeter City||4-0||Stevenage B.||(Conference) Premier|
|2007/2008||Sat 10 Nov||Exeter City||4 - 0||Stevenage B.||F.A. Cup|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Apr||Stevenage B.||0 - 0||Exeter City||Conference|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Sep||Exeter City||1 - 1||Stevenage B.||Conference|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Mar||Exeter City||0 - 2||Stevenage B.||Conference|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Exeter City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
The Boro have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Boro, and 6 goals against.
Exeter City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 33 matches.
Stevenage's total of 49 points from their 31 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Exeter City are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Exeter City||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Stevenage||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here