FootyMAD's Burton Albion match preview

Last updated : 25 April 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burton Albion v Exeter City fixture

Exeter City face a trip to Burton Albion at The Pirelli Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 1 wins from the previous 4 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2006, the Brewers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 17 NovExeter City1 - 4Burton AlbionCONF
2006/2007Sat 24 FebExeter City3 - 0Burton AlbionCONF
2006/2007Mon 27 NovBurton Albion1 - 0Exeter CityCONF
2005/2006Fri 10 FebBurton Albion2 - 0Exeter CityCONF
2005/2006Sat 24 SepExeter City1 - 2Burton AlbionCONF
2004/2005Tue 15 MarExeter City3 - 1Burton AlbionCONF
2004/2005Sat 27 NovBurton Albion1 - 0Exeter CityCONF

Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Brewers in those games, with 6 conceded.

Exeter City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Grecians's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Burton Albion's total of 80 points from their 45 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Exeter City's total of 82 points from their 45 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Burton Albion630310109
Exeter City641110513

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Grecians, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Burton Albion Won 3 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Exeter City 6 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.