FootyMAD's Carlisle United match preview

Last updated : 03 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Carlisle United v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 34 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 14 wins, and Carlisle Utd. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in April 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 29 AugLincoln City0 - 0Carlisle Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 17 AprCarlisle Utd.0 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 01 NovLincoln City2 - 0Carlisle Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Tue 04 FebCarlisle Utd.1 - 4Lincoln CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 16 NovCarlisle Utd.2 - 1Lincoln CityFAC
2002/2003Sat 17 AugLincoln City0 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 02 MarLincoln City3 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Carlisle United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Cumbrians have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

The The Red Imps have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The The Red Imps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Carlisle Utd. are leading the way in the Coca Cola League Two, with their 35 games giving them a return of 62 points. Lincoln City's total of 52 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Carlisle Utd.642016414
Lincoln City651012616

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Cumbrians. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Carlisle Utd. Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Lincoln City Undefeated in last 6 away games.
12 games since last defeat.