FootyMAD's Burton Albion match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Burton Albion v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington S. face a trip to Burton Albion at Eton Park on Saturday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Both of the previous encounters have resulted in a drawn game.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 2 thriller, in a Trophy match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 10 JanBurton Albion4 - 2Accrington S.TR
2003/2004Tue 23 SepAccrington S.3 - 1Burton AlbionCONF
2001/2002Sat 22 DecAccrington S.3 - 3Burton AlbionNPL
2001/2002Sat 20 OctBurton Albion3 - 1Accrington S.NPL

Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Brewers in those games, with 7 conceded.

Accrington S. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Reds have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burton Albion see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide Conference, showing a record of 35 points from their 26 games played so far, Accrington S. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 44 from their 27 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Burton Albion6213867
Accrington S.6123675

FootyMad's prediction ...

Accrington S. are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Eton Park with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Burton Albion 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Accrington S. Not won in previous 4 away matches.