FM Preview: Swindon Town v Exeter City 29 Jan 2011

Last updated : 28 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swindon Town v Exeter City fixture

Exeter City face a trip to Swindon Town at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Grecians will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 25 and win only 5 of the 41 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Mon 12 AprSwindon Town1 - 1Exeter CityLGE1
2009/2010Tue 06 OctExeter City1 - 1Swindon TownASSM
2009/2010Tue 29 SepExeter City1 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2004/2005Tue 02 NovExeter City1 - 2Swindon TownASSM
2000/2001Tue 05 SepExeter City1 - 2Swindon TownLGEC
2000/2001Tue 22 AugSwindon Town1 - 1Exeter CityLGEC
1985/1986Tue 04 MarExeter City0 - 3Swindon TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Robins's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Exeter City's away form is none too clever either, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Grecians have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swindon Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 29 points from 26 matches. Exeter City see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 34 points from their 25 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town61146104
Exeter City61326106

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Grecians out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Swindon Town. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Swindon Town Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Exeter City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.