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:|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Feb||Southampton||3 - 1||Milton Keynes||ASSM|
|2009/2010||Wed 20 Jan||Milton Keynes||0 - 1||Southampton||ASSM|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Southampton||3 - 1||Milton Keynes||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 07 Jan||Southampton||4 - 3||Milton Keynes||FAC|
|1999/2000||Sun 14 May||Southampton||2 - 0||Wimbledon||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 30 Oct||Wimbledon||1 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|1998/1999||Sat 08 May||Wimbledon||0 - 2||Southampton||PREM|
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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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
|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.