FM Preview: Braintree Town v Lincoln City 26 Mar 2013

Last updated : 25 March 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 Tuesday evening, 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 have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Lincoln City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Red Imps have hit 6 goals, 12 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 48 points from their 34 games played so far,

Lincoln City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 43 points from 38 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Braintree Town 6 4 1 1 11 7 13
Lincoln City 6 2 1 3 6 7 7

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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 Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Lincoln City Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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