FootyMAD's Swindon Town match preview

Last updated : 15 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Swindon Town fixture

Southampton play host to Swindon Town at St. Marys on Tuesday evening, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Saints have won 13 of the 16 matches the two teams have contested.

The last time the two teams met at Southampton was more than a decade ago, in February 1996, with Southampton running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 18 AugSwindon Town1 - 0SouthamptonLGE1
1995/1996Wed 28 FebSouthampton2-0Swindon TownFAC
1995/1996Sat 17 FebSwindon Town1 - 1SouthamptonFAC
1993/1994Sat 18 DecSwindon Town2 - 1SouthamptonPREM
1993/1994Wed 25 AugSouthampton5 - 1Swindon TownPREM
1989/1990Tue 16 JanSouthampton4 - 2Swindon TownLGEC
1989/1990Wed 29 NovSwindon Town0 - 0SouthamptonLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Saints have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 6.

Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Robins's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Southampton's 47 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Swindon Town's total of 63 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town63128710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton are starting to turn St. Marys into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Won 3 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Swindon Town Last drawn game 4 outings ago.