FM Preview: Southampton v Notts. County 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Notts. County fixture

Southampton play host to Notts. County at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 16 wins out of 24 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Southampton was well over fifteen years ago, back in December 1991, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a First Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctNotts. County1 - 3SouthamptonLGE1
2006/2007Tue 24 OctNotts. County2 - 0SouthamptonLGEC
1991/1992Fri 20 DecSouthampton1-1Notts. CountyPREM
1991/1992Tue 20 AugNotts. County1 - 0SouthamptonPREM
1983/1984Thu 17 MayNotts. County1 - 3SouthamptonPREM
1983/1984Sat 19 NovSouthampton0 - 2Notts. CountyPREM
1982/1983Tue 15 FebNotts. County1 - 2SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Saints, with 3 goals against.

Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the Npower League One, and have accumulated 40 points from the 23 games they have played so far. Notts. County find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 21 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County651014316

FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton may be coming up against a decent side in Notts. County, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saints. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Notts. County Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.