FM Preview: Chesterfield v Burton Albion 13 Nov 2010

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History of the Chesterfield v Burton Albion fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Burton Albion at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Spireites won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Chesterfield and Burton Albion at was just last season, in October 2009, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 20 MarBurton Albion2 - 2ChesterfieldLGE2
2009/2010Sat 24 OctChesterfield5-2Burton AlbionLGE2
2009/2010Tue 01 SepBurton Albion1 - 5ChesterfieldASSM

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 21 goals for the Spireites, with 12 goals against.

In complete contrast to Chesterfield, Burton Albion are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Brewers have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chesterfield are leading the way in the Npower League Two, with their 15 games giving them a return of 32 points. Burton Albion see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 18 points from their 15 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Burton Albion6213767

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Chesterfield fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Spireites. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Burton Albion Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.