FootyMAD's Northampton Town match preview

Last updated : 17 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Northampton Town fixture

Brighton & HA prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 45 games played, Seagulls have recorded 20 wins, and Northampton have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Withdean Stadium was less than a year ago, in October 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 31 MarNorthampton0 - 2Brighton & HALGE1
2006/2007Sat 21 OctBrighton & HA1-1NorthamptonLGE1
2001/2002Tue 12 MarBrighton & HA2 - 0NorthamptonLGE1
2001/2002Fri 31 AugNorthampton2 - 0Brighton & HALGE1
1999/2000Sat 19 FebNorthampton1 - 0Brighton & HALGE2
1999/2000Sat 27 NovBrighton & HA1 - 3NorthamptonLGE2
1998/1999Wed 19 AugBrighton & HA1 - 1NorthamptonLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Seagulls have conceded a disappointing 8 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Northampton's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Cobblers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 0 points from their 1 matches. Northampton's 1 points from 1 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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

Nothing seems to be going right for the Seagulls at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Cobblers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Northampton Not won in previous 2 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.