FootyMAD's Oxford United match preview

Last updated : 18 October 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Northampton Town v Oxford United fixture

Northampton prepare to entertain Oxford United at Sixfields on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 6 games played, Cobblers have recorded 3 wins, and Oxford Utd. have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sixfields was less than a year ago, in April 2004, the Cobblers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 03 AprNorthampton2-1Oxford Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 27 SepOxford Utd.3 - 0NorthamptonLGE2
2001/2002Tue 16 OctNorthampton2 - 0Oxford Utd.AM
2000/2001Sat 31 MarNorthampton0 - 1Oxford Utd.LGE1
2000/2001Sat 16 DecOxford Utd.3 - 1NorthamptonLGE1
1995/1996Sat 02 DecOxford Utd.2 - 0NorthamptonFAC
1985/1986Tue 08 OctNorthampton0 - 2Oxford Utd.LC

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Cobblers have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Oxford Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. U's have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Northampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far, Oxford Utd. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 13 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Oxford Utd.61147144

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Cobblers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Northampton 4 games since last home draw.
Oxford Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.