FootyMAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

Last updated : 15 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Exeter City play host to Shrewsbury Town at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, Grecians have recorded 12 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 6 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Exeter City was just over four years ago, in November 2003, as the Grecians squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Conference match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 03 AprShrewsbury Tn.2 - 2Exeter CityCONF
2003/2004Tue 25 NovExeter City3-2Shrewsbury Tn.CONF
2002/2003Sat 01 FebExeter City1 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 10 AugShrewsbury Tn.1 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
2001/2002Sat 16 MarExeter City2 - 2Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 01 DecShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1Exeter CityLGE2
2000/2001Sat 10 MarExeter City1 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Shrewsbury Tn. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Shrews have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Exeter City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 1 points from their 1 games so far. Shrewsbury Tn. are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 3 points from their 1 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City622212118
Shrewsbury Tn.6222958

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Exeter City only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Shrewsbury Tn. Not won in previous 12 away matches.