FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Plymouth Argyle v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2007, the Pilgrims carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 SepCrystal Palace1 - 2Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 22 DecCrystal Palace2 - 1Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 02 OctPlymouth Arg.1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sat 17 MarPlymouth Arg.1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sat 28 OctCrystal Palace0 - 1Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 17 DecPlymouth Arg.2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 20 AugCrystal Palace1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Plymouth Argyle are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Crystal Palace 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.

Plymouth Arg. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 33 points from their 26 games played so far, Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 40 from their 26 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Plymouth Arg.6114484
Crystal Palace632110511

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Eagles has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Plymouth Arg.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Plymouth Arg. Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.