FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

Last updated : 06 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Chesterfield v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Chesterfield at Recreation Ground on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 49 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 13 wins, and Chesterfield have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 18 OctLincoln City3 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2007/2008Fri 07 MarChesterfield4 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2007/2008Tue 06 NovLincoln City2 - 4ChesterfieldLGE2
2003/2004Tue 04 NovLincoln City4 - 3ChesterfieldASSM
2000/2001Sat 21 AprChesterfield1 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2000/2001Tue 13 FebLincoln City4 - 1ChesterfieldASSM
2000/2001Sat 04 NovLincoln City1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Spireites in those games, with 4 conceded.

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. The The Red Imps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 60 points from their 40 games so far. Lincoln City's 55 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City6222768

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Lincoln City 6 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.