FootyMAD's Torquay United match preview

Last updated : 11 August 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Torquay United v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Torquay United at Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 10 wins, and Torquay Utd. have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in September 2005, the Gulls carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory 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:
2005/2006Sat 11 FebLincoln City2 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
2005/2006Sat 24 SepTorquay Utd.2 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 17 JanLincoln City1 - 3Torquay Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 16 AugTorquay Utd.1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 03 MayLincoln City1 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 28 SepTorquay Utd.0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2001/2002Sat 09 MarTorquay Utd.2 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Gulls in those games, with 4 conceded.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Red Imps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Torquay Utd.'s total of 6 points from their 2 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Lincoln City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 4 from their 2 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.65109116
Lincoln City6222668

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Lincoln City 8 games since last away draw.