FootyMAD's Cambridge United match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Cambridge United v Carlisle United fixture

Carlisle Utd. face a trip to Cambridge United at Abbey Stadium on Saturday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2002, the U's carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 30 AugCarlisle Utd.0 - 0Cambridge U.LD3
2002/2003Sat 22 MarCarlisle Utd.0 - 1Cambridge U.LD3
2002/2003Tue 29 OctCambridge U.2 - 1Carlisle Utd.LD3
1998/1999Sat 30 JanCambridge U.1 - 0Carlisle Utd.LD3
1998/1999Mon 28 DecCarlisle Utd.1 - 1Cambridge U.LD3
1996/1997Fri 21 FebCambridge U.1 - 3Carlisle Utd.LD3
1996/1997Tue 19 NovCarlisle Utd.3 - 0Cambridge U.LD3

Recent respective form guides

Cambridge United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While U's have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Carlisle Utd. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Cumbrians have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cambridge U. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 34 points from their 28 games played so far, Carlisle Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 18 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cambridge U.6123475
Carlisle Utd.63128610

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Cambridge U. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Carlisle Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.