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History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Carlisle United fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
1985/1986Sun 06 AprCarlisle Utd.2 - 3WimbledonCHMP
1985/1986Sun 03 NovWimbledon4-1Carlisle Utd.CHMP
1984/1985Sat 23 MarCarlisle Utd.6 - 1WimbledonCHMP
1984/1985Sat 06 OctWimbledon3 - 0Carlisle Utd.CHMP
1981/1982Tue 11 MayWimbledon3 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE1
1981/1982Sat 01 MayCarlisle Utd.2 - 1WimbledonLGE1
1979/1980Fri 14 MarWimbledon0 - 0Carlisle 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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Milton Keynes63031159
Carlisle Utd.61147114

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

Sequence statistics:
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.