FootyMAD's Accrington Stanley match preview

Last updated : 03 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Accrington Stanley v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Accrington Stanley at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 9 wins, and Accrington S. have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Fri 12 DecLincoln City5 - 1Accrington S.LGE2
2007/2008Tue 12 FebAccrington S.0 - 3Lincoln CityLGE2
2007/2008Sat 25 AugLincoln City2 - 0Accrington S.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 24 FebAccrington S.2 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2006/2007Fri 01 SepLincoln City3 - 1Accrington S.LGE2
1961/1962Wed 13 SepLincoln City1 - 0Accrington S.LGEC
1951/1952Sat 29 MarAccrington S.1 - 3Lincoln CityD3N

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley 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, 5 to 3.

The The Red Imps have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Accrington S. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 44 points from their 40 matches. Lincoln City's 52 points from 39 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Accrington S.64208214
Lincoln City6222668

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the The Red Imps to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Accrington S. Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Lincoln City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.