FootyMAD's Burton Albion match preview

Last updated : 18 February 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burton Albion v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Forest Green face a trip to Burton Albion at Eton Park on Saturday afternoon, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having come through the challenge on 2 of the previous 3 occassions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2004, with Forest Green inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Brewers in a Conference match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 20 NovForest Green3 - 2Burton AlbionCONF
2003/2004Sat 28 FebBurton Albion2 - 3Forest GreenCONF
2003/2004Sat 11 OctForest Green1 - 1Burton AlbionCONF
2002/2003Sat 15 FebForest Green2 - 0Burton AlbionCONF
2002/2003Tue 03 SepBurton Albion2 - 3Forest GreenCONF
1997/1998Sat 06 DecBurton Albion4 - 1Forest GreenSPL
1997/1998Sat 11 OctForest Green1 - 3Burton AlbionSPL

Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Brewers in those games, with 6 conceded.

Forest Green have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Burton Albion see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide Conference, showing a record of 35 points from their 29 games played so far, Forest Green are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide Conference with a return of just 24 points from their 30 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Burton Albion632110511
Forest Green622212118

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Brewers, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burton Albion Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Forest Green Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.