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Last updated : 01 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bournemouth v Northampton Town fixture

Northampton pack their bags to visit Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cobblers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 25 and win only 8 of the 49 games.

The previous match played between the two at Dean Court was within the last three years, in September 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 06 OctNorthampton2 - 1BournemouthASSM
2009/2010Sat 22 AugNorthampton2 - 0BournemouthLGE2
2007/2008Fri 21 DecNorthampton4 - 1BournemouthLGE1
2007/2008Sat 15 SepBournemouth1 - 1NorthamptonLGE1
2006/2007Sat 10 MarNorthampton3 - 1BournemouthLGE1
2006/2007Fri 06 OctBournemouth0 - 0NorthamptonLGE1
2001/2002Sat 09 MarBournemouth5 - 1NorthamptonLGE1

Recent respective form guides

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

Northampton have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Cobblers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Bournemouth are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 46 points from their 23 games. Northampton find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 23 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Bournemouth 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Northampton Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.