FootyMAD's Scunthorpe United match preview

Last updated : 16 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Scunthorpe United fixture

Brighton & HA play host to Scunthorpe United at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Brighton & HA was back in October 2000, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 14 OctScunthorpe U.1 - 2Brighton & HALGE1
2000/2001Tue 06 MarScunthorpe U.2 - 1Brighton & HALGE2
2000/2001Sat 09 DecScunthorpe U.2 - 1Brighton & HAFAC
2000/2001Sat 14 OctBrighton & HA0-0Scunthorpe U.LGE2
1998/1999Sat 06 MarScunthorpe U.3 - 1Brighton & HALGE2
1998/1999Sat 26 SepBrighton & HA1 - 3Scunthorpe U.LGE2
1997/1998Sat 04 AprBrighton & HA2 - 1Scunthorpe U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Seagulls have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Scunthorpe U.'s away form is none too clever either, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Iron, and 3 goals against.

Brighton & HA see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 47 points from their 37 games played so far, Scunthorpe U. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 37 games giving them a return of 74 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA63218511
Scunthorpe U.651012316

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 Iron come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Scunthorpe U. 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
16 games since last defeat.