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History of the Hartlepool United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 1 wins from the previous 7 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in January 2007, the Pools carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 13 JanHartlepool U.1 - 0Milton KeynesLGE2
2006/2007Sat 09 SepMilton Keynes0 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
2005/2006Mon 17 AprMilton Keynes2 - 1Hartlepool U.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 22 OctHartlepool U.2 - 1Milton KeynesLGE1
2004/2005Mon 03 JanHartlepool U.5 - 0Milton KeynesLGE1
2004/2005Sat 25 SepMilton Keynes4 - 2Hartlepool U.LGE1
1982/1983Sat 19 MarWimbledon2 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Pools in those games, with 13 conceded.

The The Dons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Dons, and 7 goals against.

Hartlepool U.'s 23 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Milton Keynes's total of 28 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hartlepool U.641113913
Milton Keynes631210810

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for The Dons could well see them head back from Victoria Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hartlepool U. Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Milton Keynes Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.