FootyMAD's Accrington Stanley match preview

Last updated : 11 February 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Accrington Stanley fixture

Exeter City prepare to entertain Accrington Stanley at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, determined to stop the rot against their opponents, having lost out to their rivals on 2 of the previous 3 occassions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St James' Park was less than a year ago, in April 2004, as the Grecians squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 06 NovAccrington S.0 - 0Exeter CityCONF
2003/2004Sat 24 AprExeter City3-2Accrington S.CONF
2003/2004Sat 18 OctAccrington S.1 - 2Exeter CityCONF
1960/1961Sat 08 AprAccrington S.0 - 1Exeter CityLGE2
1960/1961Sat 19 NovExeter City2 - 4Accrington S.LGE2
1926/1927Sat 08 JanExeter City0 - 2Accrington S.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Grecians, with 4 goals against.

Accrington S. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Stanley's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Exeter City's 43 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Accrington S. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 44 from their 28 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City6303749
Accrington S.63129710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Grecians are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City 12 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Accrington S. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.