FM Preview: Preston North End v Brentford 27 Mar 2012

Last updated : 26 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Preston North End v Brentford fixture

Brentford travel to take on Preston North End at Deepdale on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 3 of the 20 games.

The last time the two teams met at Preston North End was more than a decade ago, in October 1999, the North End carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Brentford 1 - 3 Preston N.E. League One
1999/2000 Sat 23 Oct Preston N.E. 2 - 1 Brentford League Division Two
1999/2000 Sat 25 Sep Brentford 2 - 2 Preston N.E. League Division Two
1997/1998 Sat 14 Feb Brentford 0 - 0 Preston N.E. League Division Two
1997/1998 Sat 04 Oct Preston N.E. 2 - 1 Brentford League Division Two
1996/1997 Sat 08 Mar Preston N.E. 1 - 0 Brentford League Division Two
1996/1997 Sat 21 Dec Brentford 0 - 0 Preston N.E. League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Preston North End have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. Only 2 goals have been registered in this time, with 3 in the wrong end.

The away form of Brentford is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Bees have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Preston North End see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 47 points from their 38 games played so far,

Brentford's 50 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Preston North End 6 1 4 1 4 4 7
Brentford 6 2 0 4 5 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Preston North End Drawn last 4 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brentford Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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