Brighton & HA travel to take on Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.
The last time the two teams met at Hartlepool U. was just over four years ago, in September 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||Brighton & HA||2 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Sep||Hartlepool U.||0 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 17 Mar||Hartlepool U.||2 - 2||Brighton & HA||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Wed 18 Oct||Brighton & HA||4 - 2||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Tue 07 Mar||Hartlepool U.||0 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 06 Nov||Brighton & HA||1 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 20 Mar||Hartlepool U.||0 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Hartlepool United 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 Pools in those games, with 6 conceded.
Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 leaked at the wrong end.
Hartlepool U.'s 17 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Brighton & HA's 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||3||2||1||5||2||11|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Brighton & HA only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Victoria Park will be a good result. No-score draw
|Hartlepool U.||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .|
|Brighton & HA||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.