FootyMAD's Altrincham match preview

Last updated : 29 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Altrincham fixture

Exeter City prepare to entertain Altrincham at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Grecians have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St James' Park was just last season, in August 2006, the Grecians carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Conference match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 11 AugAltrincham1 - 4Exeter CityCONF
2006/2007Sat 31 MarAltrincham1 - 2Exeter CityCONF
2006/2007Sat 19 AugExeter City2-1AltrinchamCONF
2005/2006Sat 01 AprExeter City3 - 1AltrinchamCONF
2005/2006Sat 12 NovAltrincham1 - 1Exeter CityCONF

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Grecians, with 7 goals against.

Altrincham have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Robins have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Exeter City's total of 58 points from their 32 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Altrincham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 33 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Exeter City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Grecians. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Altrincham Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.