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History of the Hartlepool United v Milton Keynes Dons FC fixture

Milton Keynes face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Dons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them with only a 20.00% success rate in the fixture.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Hartlepool U. annihilating their visitors 5 - 0 in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Mon 03 JanHartlepool U.5 - 0Milton KeynesLGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

The away form of Milton Keynes is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Dons have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hartlepool U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola League One with a return of just 14 points from their 13 games thus far. Milton Keynes are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hartlepool U.6114394
Milton Keynes632110711

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Milton Keynes on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Hartlepool U.. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hartlepool U. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Milton Keynes Not won in previous 6 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.