FootyMAD's Oldham Athletic match preview

Last updated : 27 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Northampton Town v Oldham Athletic fixture

Northampton are ready to welcome Oldham Athletic to Sixfields on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 13 games played, Cobblers have recorded 5 wins, and Oldham Ath. have come away with 4 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Sixfields was more than three years back, in March 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners 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:
2006/2007Sat 23 DecOldham Ath.3 - 0NorthamptonLGE1
2002/2003Sat 22 MarNorthampton0-2Oldham Ath.LGE1
2002/2003Tue 29 OctOldham Ath.4 - 0NorthamptonLGE1
2001/2002Sat 29 DecNorthampton0 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE1
2001/2002Tue 28 AugOldham Ath.4 - 2NorthamptonLGE1
2000/2001Fri 23 MarOldham Ath.2 - 1NorthamptonLGE1
2000/2001Sat 21 OctNorthampton2 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Latics have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Latics, and 6 goals against.

Northampton find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 28 matches. Oldham Ath. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 49 points from 28 games.

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

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

Northampton are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Northampton Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Oldham Ath. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.