FM Preview: Oldham Athletic v Southampton 11 Jan 2011

Last updated : 10 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Oldham Athletic v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 3 of the 21 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctSouthampton2 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE1
2009/2010Tue 20 AprSouthampton0 - 0Oldham Ath.LGE1
2009/2010Sat 17 OctOldham Ath.1 - 3SouthamptonLGE1
1993/1994Wed 30 MarSouthampton1 - 3Oldham Ath.PREM
1993/1994Sat 05 FebOldham Ath.2 - 1SouthamptonPREM
1992/1993Sat 08 MayOldham Ath.4 - 3SouthamptonPREM
1992/1993Sat 31 OctSouthampton1 - 0Oldham Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Latics in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Oldham Ath.'s 32 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Southampton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 37 points from 22 games.

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

Southampton are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Oldham Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Oldham Ath. Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Southampton 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.