FootyMAD's Cambridge United match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stevenage Borough v Cambridge United fixture

Stevenage B. play host to Cambridge United at Broadhall Way on Monday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Boro won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Stevenage B. and Cambridge U. at was back in December 1997, over five years ago, the Boro carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 26 DecCambridge U.1 - 0Stevenage B.CONF
1997/1998Mon 15 DecStevenage B.2-1Cambridge U.FAC
1997/1998Sat 06 DecCambridge U.1 - 1Stevenage B.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Stevenage Borough have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

The away form of Cambridge U. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the U's have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stevenage B. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 35 points from their 21 games so far. Cambridge U.'s 31 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stevenage B.61236105
Cambridge U.630310109

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Boro's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Cambridge U.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Stevenage B. Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Cambridge U. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.