FootyMAD's Scarborough match preview

Last updated : 07 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Scarborough v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Forest Green face a trip to Scarborough at McCain Stadium on Saturday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. 60.00% of the past meetings have resulted in a defeat for Rovers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 02 OctForest Green0 - 1ScarboroughCONF
2003/2004Sat 07 FebForest Green4 - 0ScarboroughCONF
2003/2004Sat 20 SepScarborough2 - 2Forest GreenCONF
2002/2003Sat 12 AprScarborough3 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2002/2003Sat 19 OctForest Green0 - 0ScarboroughCONF
2001/2002Sat 01 DecForest Green2 - 2ScarboroughCONF
2001/2002Sat 18 AugScarborough1 - 1Forest GreenCONF

Recent respective form guides

Scarborough have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Seadogs, with 5 goals against.

Forest Green have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Scarborough lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 38 points from their 25 games so far. Forest Green are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide Conference with a return of just 21 points from their 25 games thus far.

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

Forest Green have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Scarborough may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Scarborough Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Forest Green Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.