FootyMAD's Halifax Town match preview

Last updated : 28 March 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Halifax Town fixture

Exeter City prepare to entertain Halifax Town at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Grecians are clearly on top, winning 12 and drawing 6 of the 19 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St James' Park was just last season, in October 2006, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, 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 08 DecHalifax Town0 - 3Exeter CityCONF
2006/2007Sat 10 MarHalifax Town2 - 1Exeter CityCONF
2006/2007Sat 07 OctExeter City4-1Halifax TownCONF
2005/2006Sat 11 MarHalifax Town2 - 0Exeter CityCONF
2005/2006Sat 08 OctExeter City4 - 2Halifax TownCONF
2004/2005Tue 05 AprExeter City2 - 1Halifax TownCONF
2004/2005Sat 02 OctHalifax Town2 - 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 13 goals for the Grecians, with 4 goals against.

Halifax Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Shaymen's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Exeter City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 65 points from their 37 games so far. Halifax Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 37 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City6312101010
Halifax Town62046116

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 Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Halifax Town Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.