Brentford face a trip to Shrewsbury Town at Prostar Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Bees have recorded 5 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 11 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2008, with Brentford inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Shrews 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Oct||Brentford||1 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 09 Feb||Brentford||1 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Jan||Shrewsbury Tn.||0 - 1||Brentford||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 13 Mar||Brentford||0 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 07 Nov||Shrewsbury Tn.||2 - 0||Brentford||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Tue 26 Aug||Shrewsbury Tn.||3 - 5||Brentford||LGEC|
|1997/1998||Tue 12 Aug||Brentford||1 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Shrewsbury Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Shrews score just 5 goals, though they have conceded 2.
Brentford have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Shrewsbury Tn.'s total of 43 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Brentford are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 46 points from their 26 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Brentford only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Prostar Stadium will be a good result. Score draw
|Shrewsbury Tn.||4 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Brentford||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|