FootyMAD's Scunthorpe United match preview

Last updated : 11 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Scunthorpe United fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Eagles have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in April 2008, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 12 AprCrystal Palace2-0Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 03 NovScunthorpe U.0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
1997/1998Sat 03 JanCrystal Palace2 - 0Scunthorpe U.FAC
1959/1960Sat 09 JanScunthorpe U.1 - 0Crystal PalaceFAC

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Scunthorpe U. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Iron have hit 7 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches. Scunthorpe U. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 5 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6213687
Scunthorpe U.63037119

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Crystal Palace only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Scunthorpe U. 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.