FootyMAD's Grays Athletic match preview

Last updated : 15 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grays Athletic v Exeter City fixture

Exeter City face a trip to Grays Athletic at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the Grecians.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2006, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 06 OctExeter City1 - 0Grays Ath.CONF
2006/2007Tue 06 MarExeter City2 - 1Grays Ath.CONF
2006/2007Tue 03 OctGrays Ath.2 - 2Exeter CityCONF
2005/2006Mon 10 AprGrays Ath.3 - 0Exeter CityCONF
2005/2006Sat 25 MarGrays Ath.2 - 0Exeter CityFAT
2005/2006Sat 18 MarExeter City2 - 1Grays Ath.FAT
2005/2006Sat 19 NovExeter City1 - 2Grays Ath.CONF

Recent respective form guides

Grays Athletic have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 7 conceded.

Exeter City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Grays Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 40 points from their 28 games played so far, Exeter City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 52 from their 30 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grays Ath.62136127
Exeter City633011412

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Grecians has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Grays Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grays Ath. 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Exeter City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.