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History of the Carlisle United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes travel to take on Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 4 games played, The Dons have recorded 1 wins, and Carlisle Utd. have come away with 2 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Carlisle Utd. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in April 1986, with Milton Keynes inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Cumbrians in a Second Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 11 OctMilton Keynes3 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Carlisle United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cumbrians in those games, with 6 conceded.

The The Dons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the The Dons pummel 16 goals, and let in 7.

Carlisle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 24 matches. Milton Keynes are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 50 points from the 24 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Carlisle Utd.6222748
Milton Keynes641112713

FootyMad's prediction ...

Milton Keynes are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Carlisle Utd.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Carlisle Utd. 6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Milton Keynes 5 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.