FootyMAD's Oxford United match preview

Last updated : 19 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Oxford United fixture

Exeter City prepare to entertain Oxford United at St James' Park on Sunday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, Grecians have recorded 7 wins, and Oxford Utd. have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St James' Park was less than a year ago, in May 2007, with Oxford Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Grecians in a Conference Play-Offs match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 04 SepOxford Utd.2 - 2Exeter CityCONF
2006/2007Tue 08 MayOxford Utd.1 - 2Exeter CityCFPO
2006/2007Fri 04 MayExeter City0-1Oxford Utd.CFPO
2006/2007Mon 01 JanExeter City2 - 1Oxford Utd.CONF
2006/2007Tue 12 SepOxford Utd.1 - 0Exeter CityCONF
2004/2005Wed 29 SepOxford Utd.2 - 2Exeter CityASSM
2002/2003Sat 19 AprExeter City2 - 2Oxford Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Grecians in those games, with 11 conceded.

The away form of Oxford Utd. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. U's have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Exeter City's 40 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Oxford Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 36 points from their 27 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City640214812
Oxford Utd.6213667

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Oxford Utd. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Grecians in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Oxford Utd. Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.