FM Preview: Chesterfield v Brentford 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Chesterfield and Brentford at 15:00 on 5th May 2012 in the League One.
History of the Chesterfield v Brentford fixture
Chesterfield are ready to welcome Brentford to Whittington Moor on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 35 games played, Spireites have recorded 15 wins, and Brentford have come away with 13 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Whittington Moor was more than three years back, in September 2008, with Brentford inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Spireites in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Brentford||2 - 1||Chesterfield||League One|
|2008/2009||Tue 17 Mar||Brentford||0 - 1||Chesterfield||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Chesterfield||0-1||Brentford||League Two|
|2007/2008||Sat 23 Feb||Chesterfield||1 - 0||Brentford||League Two|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Jan||Brentford||2 - 1||Chesterfield||League Two|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Dec||Brentford||2 - 1||Chesterfield||League One|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Sep||Chesterfield||3 - 1||Brentford||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Chesterfield have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Brentford have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Bees's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Chesterfield are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 42 points from their 45 games thus far.
Brentford's 64 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Chesterfield are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Chesterfield||6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Brentford||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here