FootyMAD's Scunthorpe United match preview

Last updated : 05 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Scunthorpe United fixture

Brentford play host to Scunthorpe United at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Bees have tasted victory on 12 of the 15 occassions the teams have met.

The last time the two teams met at Brentford was back in November 1999, over five years ago, as the Bees squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sat 08 DecScunthorpe U.3 - 2BrentfordFAC
1999/2000Tue 21 MarScunthorpe U.0 - 0BrentfordLGE1
1999/2000Fri 12 NovBrentford4-3Scunthorpe U.LGE1
1998/1999Sat 10 AprScunthorpe U.0 - 0BrentfordLGE2
1998/1999Tue 20 OctBrentford2 - 1Scunthorpe U.LGE2
1983/1984Sat 05 MayBrentford3 - 0Scunthorpe U.LGE1
1983/1984Mon 02 JanScunthorpe U.4 - 4BrentfordLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Brentford have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

Scunthorpe U. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

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

Its a close one to call, but I think that Bees's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Scunthorpe U.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Brentford 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Scunthorpe U. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.