FM Preview: Milton Keynes Dons v Plymouth Argyle 18 Jan 2011

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History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Milton Keynes play host to Plymouth Argyle at Stadium:MK on Tuesday evening, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The The Dons have claimed victory from 4 of the previous 5 games.

The last time the two teams met at Milton Keynes was amazingly over twenty years ago, in October 1990, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
1990/1991Wed 10 OctWimbledon0-2Plymouth Arg.LGEC
1990/1991Tue 25 SepPlymouth Arg.1 - 0WimbledonLGEC
1983/1984Sat 28 AprWimbledon1 - 0Plymouth Arg.LGE1
1983/1984Tue 10 AprPlymouth Arg.1 - 2WimbledonLGE1
1981/1982Wed 14 AprPlymouth Arg.2 - 0WimbledonLGE1
1981/1982Tue 20 OctWimbledon2 - 1Plymouth Arg.LGE1
1979/1980Tue 19 FebWimbledon3 - 1Plymouth Arg.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Dons in those games, with 7 conceded.

In complete contrast to Milton Keynes, Plymouth Arg. are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Pilgrims have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Milton Keynes's total of 36 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League One. Plymouth Arg. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 25 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Milton Keynes63127410
Plymouth Arg.61236115

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Milton Keynes fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the The Dons. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Milton Keynes Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Plymouth Arg. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.