FM Preview: Milton Keynes Dons v Carlisle United 14 Jan 2012

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

Milton Keynes Dons prepare to entertain Carlisle United at Stadium:MK on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 5 of the previous 7 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stadium:MK was less than a year ago, in April 2011, as the Dons squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Sep Carlisle Utd. 1 - 3 Milton Keynes League One
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Milton Keynes 3-2 Carlisle Utd. League One
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Carlisle Utd. 4 - 1 Milton Keynes League One
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Carlisle Utd. 5 - 0 Milton Keynes League One
2009/2010 Tue 24 Nov Milton Keynes 3 - 4 Carlisle Utd. League One
2008/2009 Sat 17 Jan Carlisle Utd. 3 - 2 Milton Keynes League One
2008/2009 Sat 11 Oct Milton Keynes 3 - 1 Carlisle Utd. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Dons, with 6 goals against.

Carlisle United have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Cumbrians's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Milton Keynes Dons's total of 46 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Carlisle United's total of 41 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Milton Keynes Dons 6 3 2 1 10 5 11
Carlisle United 6 3 3 0 15 10 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Milton Keynes Dons are starting to turn Stadium:MK into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Milton Keynes Dons Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Carlisle United Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.

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