FootyMAD's Carlisle United match preview

Last updated : 08 April 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Carlisle United v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Forest Green face a trip to Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 21 AugForest Green0 - 3Carlisle Utd.CONF

Recent respective form guides

Carlisle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Cumbrians in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Carlisle Utd., Forest Green are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Carlisle Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 66 points from 37 games. Forest Green are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide Conference with a return of just 29 points from their 38 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Carlisle Utd.65109116
Forest Green60335103

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Carlisle Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Carlisle Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Forest Green Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 9 most recent games.