FootyMAD's Rushden & Diamonds match preview

Last updated : 18 April 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rushden & Diamonds v Exeter City fixture

Exeter City face a trip to Rushden & Diamonds at Nene Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. On each previous occasion, the match has ended in defeat for the Grecians.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Rushden & D. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Trophy match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 12 JanRushden & D.3 - 0Exeter CityFAT
2007/2008Sat 20 OctExeter City2 - 2Rushden & D.CONF
2006/2007Sat 03 MarRushden & D.3 - 0Exeter CityCONF
2006/2007Tue 20 FebExeter City0 - 0Rushden & D.CONF
2002/2003Sat 29 MarRushden & D.1 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 07 DecExeter City3 - 1Rushden & D.FAC
2002/2003Sat 12 OctExeter City1 - 1Rushden & D.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rushden & Diamonds have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

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.

Rushden & D. see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 58 points from their 42 games played so far, Exeter City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 76 from their 43 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rushden & D.63218611
Exeter City63216511

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Exeter City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Nene Park will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Rushden & D. Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Exeter City 5 games since last away draw.