FM Preview: Hartlepool United v Milton Keynes Dons 29 Mar 2013

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 Friday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, Dons have recorded 4 wins, and Hartlepool United have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Victoria Park was just last season, in March 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Dec Milton Keynes 1 - 0 Hartlepool U. League One
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Hartlepool U. 1-1 Milton Keynes League One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These games have seen the Pools score just 5 goals, though they have conceded 1.

The away form of Milton Keynes Dons is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Dons have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hartlepool United find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 39 games have yielded only 33 points.

Milton Keynes Dons's 54 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hartlepool United 6 1 3 2 3 4 6
Milton Keynes Dons 6 2 2 2 10 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Dons out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Hartlepool United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hartlepool United Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Milton Keynes Dons Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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