FootyMAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Shrewsbury Town v Brentford fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 25 OctBrentford1 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 09 FebBrentford1 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 05 JanShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1BrentfordLGE2
1998/1999Sat 13 MarBrentford0 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
1998/1999Sat 07 NovShrewsbury Tn.2 - 0BrentfordLGE2
1997/1998Tue 26 AugShrewsbury Tn.3 - 5BrentfordLGEC
1997/1998Tue 12 AugBrentford1 - 1Shrewsbury 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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
Shrewsbury Tn. 4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Brentford Not won in previous 2 away matches.