FootyMAD's Morecambe match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Morecambe v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. The Red Imps won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Morecambe and Lincoln City at was less than a year ago, in April 2008, with Lincoln City inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Shrimps 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 27 SepLincoln City1 - 1MorecambeLGE2
2007/2008Sat 26 AprMorecambe1 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2007/2008Sat 06 OctLincoln City1 - 1MorecambeLGE2
2000/2001Tue 28 NovLincoln City3 - 2MorecambeASSM
1976/1977Sat 20 NovLincoln City1 - 0MorecambeFAC

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Shrimps in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Morecambe, Lincoln City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Red Imps have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Morecambe find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 23 matches. Lincoln City's 30 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City6213987

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shrimps, as the The Red Imps have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe 4 games since last home draw.
Lincoln City 6 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.