FM Preview: Cheltenham Town v Northampton Town 09 Oct 2010

Last updated : 08 October 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cheltenham Town v Northampton Town fixture

Northampton face a trip to Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 9 games played, Cobblers have recorded 2 wins, and Cheltenham T. have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 27 FebNorthampton2 - 1Cheltenham T.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 05 DecCheltenham T.2 - 2NorthamptonLGE2
2008/2009Sat 28 FebCheltenham T.0 - 1NorthamptonLGE1
2008/2009Sat 09 AugNorthampton4 - 2Cheltenham T.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 29 MarCheltenham T.1 - 1NorthamptonLGE1
2007/2008Sat 20 OctNorthampton2 - 1Cheltenham T.LGE1
2006/2007Tue 26 DecNorthampton2 - 0Cheltenham T.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Cheltenham Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Robins's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Northampton is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Cobblers have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cheltenham T.'s 14 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Northampton are currently lying in 19th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 10 from their 10 matches played.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Robins, as the Cobblers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Cheltenham T. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Northampton Not won in previous 11 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.