FM Preview: Braintree Town v Lincoln City 02 Feb 2013

Last updated : 01 February 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Braintree Town v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Braintree Town at Cressing Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Red Imps lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Braintree Town and Lincoln City at Cressing Road was just last season, in September 2011, the Iron carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 06 Nov Lincoln City 3 - 0 Braintree Tn. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Tue 14 Feb Lincoln City 3 - 3 Braintree Tn. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 03 Sep Braintree Tn. 1-0 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Braintree Town's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Iron have scored 8, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.

Lincoln City's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Red Imps have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Braintree Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 35 points from their 27 games played so far,

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 28 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Braintree Town 6 3 0 3 11 12 9
Lincoln City 6 0 3 3 8 13 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Iron, as the Red Imps have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Braintree Town 12 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
Lincoln City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.

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