FootyMAD's Stevenage Borough match preview

Last updated : 09 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stevenage Borough v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Forest Green face a trip to Stevenage Borough at Broadhall Way on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Half the previous contests have ended with a drawn game, but unfortunately the other half have ended in a defeat for the Rovers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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 26 FebForest Green1 - 1Stevenage B.CONF
2004/2005Sat 27 NovStevenage B.2 - 2Forest GreenCONF
2003/2004Sat 24 AprStevenage B.2 - 1Forest GreenCONF
2003/2004Sat 18 OctForest Green3 - 1Stevenage B.CONF
2002/2003Sat 01 MarStevenage B.0 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2002/2003Tue 17 SepForest Green0 - 3Stevenage B.CONF
2001/2002Sat 23 FebStevenage B.3 - 2Forest GreenFAT

Recent respective form guides

Stevenage Borough have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Boro in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Stevenage B., Forest Green are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Rovers have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Stevenage B. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 31 points from their 18 games so far. Forest Green find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 18 games have yielded only 14 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stevenage B.632111611
Forest Green60154131

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 Stevenage B.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Stevenage B. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Forest Green Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.