FootyMAD's Northampton Town match preview

Last updated : 26 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Northampton Town fixture

Lincoln City play host to Northampton Town at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 2 of the 24 previous games, with the The Red Imps winning just 11.

The last time the two teams met at Lincoln City was just over four years ago, in August 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:
2009/2010Sat 17 OctNorthampton1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 26 NovNorthampton1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 06 AugLincoln City1-1NorthamptonLGE2
2004/2005Sat 23 AprNorthampton1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 06 NovLincoln City3 - 2NorthamptonLGE2
2003/2004Mon 12 AprNorthampton1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Tue 30 SepLincoln City0 - 0NorthamptonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Red Imps in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Cobblers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Cobblers pummel 12 goals, and let in 5.

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 42 points from their 37 matches. Northampton's total of 58 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Imps are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Northampton will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Northampton 8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.