FootyMAD's Macclesfield Town match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Macclesfield Town v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Macclesfield Town at Moss Rose on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Bees lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Macclesfield and Brentford at was just last season, in November 2007, the The Silkmen carving out a narrow 1 - 0 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 04 OctBrentford1 - 0MacclesfieldLGE2
2007/2008Sat 08 MarBrentford1 - 0MacclesfieldLGE2
2007/2008Tue 06 NovMacclesfield1 - 0BrentfordLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Macclesfield Town have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Silkmen have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Brentford however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Bees, and 6 goals against.

Macclesfield see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 28 points from their 24 games played so far, Brentford are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 43 points from their 24 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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 Moss Rose with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Macclesfield 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brentford Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.