Milton Keynes play host to Carlisle United at Stadium:MK at lunchtime on Saturday, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the The Dons.
The last time the two teams met at Milton Keynes was amazingly over twenty years ago, in November 1985, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1985/1986||Sun 06 Apr||Carlisle Utd.||2 - 3||Wimbledon||CHMP|
|1985/1986||Sun 03 Nov||Wimbledon||4-1||Carlisle Utd.||CHMP|
|1984/1985||Sat 23 Mar||Carlisle Utd.||6 - 1||Wimbledon||CHMP|
|1984/1985||Sat 06 Oct||Wimbledon||3 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||CHMP|
|1981/1982||Tue 11 May||Wimbledon||3 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||LGE1|
|1981/1982||Sat 01 May||Carlisle Utd.||2 - 1||Wimbledon||LGE1|
|1979/1980||Fri 14 Mar||Wimbledon||0 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Milton Keynes Dons have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
Carlisle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Cumbrians have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Milton Keynes lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 15 points from their 9 games so far. Carlisle Utd.'s 13 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that The Dons's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Carlisle Utd.. Home Win
|Milton Keynes||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
|Carlisle Utd.||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
No win in the 5 most recent games.