Brentford face a trip to Darlington at Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 7 of the 16 previous games, with the hosts winning just 5.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2008, with Darlington running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Brentford||1 - 1||Darlington||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Darlington||3 - 1||Brentford||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 17 Nov||Brentford||0 - 2||Darlington||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Tue 27 Apr||Darlington||2 - 2||Brentford||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 26 Sep||Brentford||3 - 0||Darlington||LGE2|
|1991/1992||Fri 17 Apr||Brentford||4 - 1||Darlington||LGE1|
|1991/1992||Sat 21 Sep||Darlington||1 - 2||Brentford||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Darlington are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
The away form of Brentford however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Bees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.
Darlington's 59 points from 44 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Brentford are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 44 games giving them a return of 79 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Bees have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren with an easy victory. Away win
|Darlington||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Brentford||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.|