FM Preview: Exeter City v Walsall 21 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th April 2012
The game between Exeter City and Walsall in the League One on 21st April 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Exeter City v Walsall fixture
Exeter City prepare to entertain Walsall at St. James Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 38 games played, Grecians have recorded 18 wins, and Walsall have come away with 14 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James Park was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Wed 23 Nov||Walsall||3 - 2||Exeter City||F.A. Cup|
|2011/2012||Sat 12 Nov||Exeter City||1-1||Walsall||F.A. Cup|
|2011/2012||Tue 25 Oct||Walsall||1 - 2||Exeter City||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Exeter City||2 - 1||Walsall||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Oct||Walsall||2 - 1||Exeter City||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Exeter City||2 - 1||Walsall||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Walsall||3 - 0||Exeter City||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Exeter City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The away form of Walsall is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Saddlers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Exeter City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 38 points from their 43 games thus far.
Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 46 points from 43 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Exeter City only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Exeter City||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Walsall||Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here