FootyMAD's Milton Keynes Dons match preview

Last updated : 19 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Milton Keynes Dons at Stadium:MK on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 7 of the 16 previous games, with the hosts winning just 5.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Southampton inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Dons in a (Associate Members) match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 09 FebSouthampton3 - 1Milton KeynesASSM
2009/2010Wed 20 JanMilton Keynes0 - 1SouthamptonASSM
2009/2010Sat 24 OctSouthampton3 - 1Milton KeynesLGE1
2005/2006Sat 07 JanSouthampton4 - 3Milton KeynesFAC
1999/2000Sun 14 MaySouthampton2 - 0WimbledonPREM
1999/2000Sat 30 OctWimbledon1 - 1SouthamptonPREM
1998/1999Sat 08 MayWimbledon0 - 2SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Dons in those games, with 6 conceded.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Milton Keynes lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 56 points from their 36 games so far. Southampton's 47 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

A creditable return from recent away games for Saints could well see them head back from Stadium:MK with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Milton Keynes 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Southampton Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.