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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes face a trip to Brighton & Hove Albion at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 2 wins from the previous 7 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 2 - 4 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 04 AprMilton Keynes2 - 0Brighton & HALGE1
2008/2009Fri 12 DecBrighton & HA2 - 4Milton KeynesLGE1
2006/2007Wed 01 NovBrighton & HA4 - 1Milton KeynesASSM
2002/2003Tue 04 FebBrighton & HA2 - 3WimbledonCHMP
2002/2003Sat 24 AugWimbledon1 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
2001/2002Tue 21 AugBrighton & HA2 - 1WimbledonLGEC
1991/1992Wed 23 OctBrighton & HA3 - 2WimbledonFLLM

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Milton Keynes however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Dons's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Brighton & HA are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 9 matches. Milton Keynes's total of 17 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA6222998
Milton Keynes6303989

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Dons have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Withdean Stadium with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA 8 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Milton Keynes 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.