FootyMAD's Carlisle United match preview

Last updated : 27 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 Tuesday evening, 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 unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Cumbrians have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 5.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The The Red Imps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Carlisle Utd. are leading the way in the Coca Cola League Two, with their 38 games giving them a return of 71 points. Lincoln City's total of 56 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Carlisle Utd.650118715
Lincoln City632114811

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. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Lincoln City Not won in previous 2 away matches.