FootyMAD's Carlisle United match preview

Last updated : 23 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Carlisle United fixture

Brighton & HA prepare to entertain Carlisle United at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Seagulls are clearly on top, winning 58.33% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Withdean Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2006, with Carlisle Utd. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Seagulls in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 30 DecBrighton & HA1-2Carlisle Utd.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 23 SepCarlisle Utd.3 - 1Brighton & HALGE1
2000/2001Sat 21 AprCarlisle Utd.0 - 0Brighton & HALGE2
2000/2001Sat 04 NovBrighton & HA4 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE2
1999/2000Sat 06 MayBrighton & HA1 - 0Carlisle Utd.LGE2
1999/2000Sat 09 OctCarlisle Utd.0 - 1Brighton & HALGE2
1998/1999Sat 09 JanBrighton & HA1 - 3Carlisle Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion 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 Seagulls in those games, with 6 conceded.

Carlisle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Cumbrians's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Brighton & HA lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 25 points from their 16 games so far. Carlisle Utd. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 15 games giving them a return of 28 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA633013712
Carlisle Utd.6222568

FootyMad's prediction ...

Brighton & HA may be coming up against a decent side in Carlisle Utd., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Seagulls. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Carlisle Utd. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.