FM Preview: Chesterfield v Northampton Town 12 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Chesterfield v Northampton Town fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Whittington Moor on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Spireites have recorded 9 wins, and Northampton Town have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Whittington Moor was two seasons ago, in March 2011, the Spireites carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Northampton 0 - 0 Chesterfield League Two
2010/2011 Tue 08 Mar Chesterfield 2-1 Northampton League Two
2010/2011 Tue 28 Sep Northampton 1 - 2 Chesterfield League Two
2009/2010 Sat 23 Jan Northampton 0 - 0 Chesterfield League Two
2009/2010 Sat 15 Aug Chesterfield 1 - 0 Northampton League Two
2006/2007 Sat 21 Apr Northampton 1 - 0 Chesterfield League One
2006/2007 Wed 06 Dec Chesterfield 0 - 0 Northampton League One

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Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Spireites have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 5.

Northampton Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Cobblers have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chesterfield's 36 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Northampton Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 39 from their 25 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chesterfield 6 1 2 3 6 8 5
Northampton Town 6 3 1 2 11 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Chesterfield are starting to turn Whittington Moor into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Chesterfield Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Northampton Town Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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