FM Preview: Carlisle United v Scunthorpe United 26 Jan 2013

Last updated : 25 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Carlisle United v Scunthorpe United fixture

Carlisle United prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Brunton Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 13 of the 29 previous games, with the Cumbrians winning just 11.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Brunton Park was less than a year ago, in April 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 09 Apr Carlisle Utd. 0-0 Scunthorpe U. League One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Scunthorpe U. 1 - 2 Carlisle Utd. League One
2008/2009 Sat 14 Mar Carlisle Utd. 1 - 1 Scunthorpe U. League One
2008/2009 Sat 13 Sep Scunthorpe U. 2 - 1 Carlisle Utd. League One
2006/2007 Sat 05 May Scunthorpe U. 3 - 0 Carlisle Utd. League One
2006/2007 Sat 09 Dec Carlisle Utd. 0 - 2 Scunthorpe U. League One
2003/2004 Tue 23 Mar Scunthorpe U. 2 - 3 Carlisle Utd. League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Carlisle United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Cumbrians's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Scunthorpe United have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Iron have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Carlisle United find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 27 matches.

Scunthorpe United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 27 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Carlisle United 6 3 0 3 7 8 9
Scunthorpe United 6 2 2 2 7 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Cumbrians. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Carlisle United Won 3 successive home games.
14 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
Scunthorpe United 9 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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