FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Chesterfield fixture

Brentford prepare to entertain Chesterfield at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bees are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 4 of the 33 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was less than a year ago, in January 2008, the Bees carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 27 SepChesterfield0 - 1BrentfordLGE2
2007/2008Sat 23 FebChesterfield1 - 0BrentfordLGE2
2007/2008Sat 12 JanBrentford2-1ChesterfieldLGE2
2006/2007Sat 30 DecBrentford2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
2006/2007Sat 23 SepChesterfield3 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2005/2006Sat 10 DecBrentford1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
2005/2006Wed 10 AugChesterfield1 - 3BrentfordLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Brentford have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 6 conceded.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Spireites's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Brentford are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 41 points from their 22 games. Chesterfield see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 28 points from their 23 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Chesterfield is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Bees in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Brentford Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Chesterfield Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.