FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

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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 less than a year ago, in February 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 AugCrystal Palace1 - 1Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2008/2009Tue 17 FebPlymouth Arg.1 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP
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

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, 7 to 5.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Plymouth Arg. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 21 points from their 23 games thus far. Crystal Palace's 34 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Plymouth Arg.6213577
Crystal Palace632110711

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Plymouth Arg. Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace 5 games since last defeat.