FootyMAD's Oxford United match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Oxford United v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Oxford United at The Kassam Stadium on Saturday evening, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 9 of the 11 occassions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2002, the U's carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 09 AugLincoln City0 - 1Oxford Utd.LD3
2002/2003Sat 05 AprLincoln City0 - 1Oxford Utd.LD3
2002/2003Sat 30 NovOxford Utd.1 - 0Lincoln CityLD3
2001/2002Sat 16 FebOxford Utd.2 - 1Lincoln CityLD3
2001/2002Sat 13 OctLincoln City1 - 0Oxford Utd.LD3
1983/1984Sat 14 JanLincoln City2 - 2Oxford Utd.DIV3
1983/1984Sat 27 AugOxford Utd.3 - 0Lincoln CityDIV3

Recent respective form guides

Oxford United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 5 conceded.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Red Imps have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Oxford Utd. are leading the way in the Nationwide League Division Three, with their 25 games giving them a return of 52 points. Lincoln City's total of 41 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division Three.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Oxford Utd.651011516
Lincoln City63127810

FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Oxford Utd. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Oxford Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Lincoln City 6 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.