FootyMAD's Hartlepool United match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hartlepool United v Milton Keynes Dons FC fixture

Milton Keynes travel to take on Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 4 games played, Dons have recorded 1 wins, and Hartlepool U. have come away with 2 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Hartlepool U. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in November 1982, the Pool carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Fourth Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 25 SepMilton Keynes4 - 2Hartlepool U.LGE1
1982/1983Sat 19 MarWimbledon2 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
1982/1983Sat 06 NovHartlepool U.1 - 0WimbledonLGE2
1980/1981Sat 14 MarHartlepool U.2 - 3WimbledonLGE2
1980/1981Sat 11 OctWimbledon5 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
1978/1979Sat 28 AprWimbledon3 - 1Hartlepool U.LGE2
1978/1979Sat 09 DecHartlepool U.1 - 1WimbledonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Pool have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 6.

In complete contrast to Hartlepool U., Milton Keynes are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Dons have hit 4 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hartlepool U. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 40 points from their 25 games so far. Milton Keynes are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 22 points from their 25 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hartlepool U.632111511
Milton Keynes6222998

FootyMad's prediction ...

Dons are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Hartlepool U.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hartlepool U. Won 9 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Milton Keynes Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.