FM Preview: Hartlepool United v Milton Keynes Dons 03 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Hartlepool United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes Dons face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, Dons have recorded 4 wins, and Hartlepool United have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2011, with Milton Keynes Dons inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Pools in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Milton Keynes 2 - 2 Hartlepool U. League One
2010/2011 Sat 19 Feb Hartlepool U. 0-1 Milton Keynes League One
2010/2011 Sat 04 Sep Milton Keynes 1 - 0 Hartlepool U. League One
2009/2010 Sat 16 Jan Hartlepool U. 0 - 5 Milton Keynes League One
2009/2010 Sat 08 Aug Milton Keynes 0 - 0 Hartlepool U. League One
2008/2009 Sat 14 Feb Milton Keynes 3 - 1 Hartlepool U. League One
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov Hartlepool U. 1 - 3 Milton Keynes League One

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Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Pools have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

Milton Keynes Dons have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Dons have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hartlepool United's 44 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Milton Keynes Dons's total of 58 points from their 32 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hartlepool United 6 3 1 2 9 7 10
Milton Keynes Dons 6 3 2 1 11 5 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Milton Keynes Dons on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Hartlepool United. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hartlepool United Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Milton Keynes Dons Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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