FootyMAD's Hartlepool United match preview

Last updated : 08 October 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hartlepool United v Brentford fixture

Brentford pack their bags to visit Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Bees have recorded 6 wins, and Hartlepool U. have come away with 9 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Victoria Park was more than three years back, in November 2005, with Brentford inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Pools in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 29 AprBrentford1 - 1Hartlepool U.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 12 NovHartlepool U.1 - 2BrentfordLGE1
2004/2005Tue 22 FebHartlepool U.3 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2004/2005Sat 12 FebHartlepool U.0 - 1BrentfordFAC
2004/2005Sat 29 JanBrentford0 - 0Hartlepool U.FAC
2004/2005Tue 19 OctBrentford2 - 1Hartlepool U.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 27 MarHartlepool U.1 - 2BrentfordLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Pools have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Brentford's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bees have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hartlepool U. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 12 points from their 11 games played so far, Brentford see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far,

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

Not a lot has been going right generally for Brentford on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Hartlepool U.. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hartlepool U. Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Brentford Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.