FM Preview: Chesterfield v Scunthorpe United 31 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Chesterfield take on Scunthorpe United in a League One match on 31st March 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Chesterfield v Scunthorpe United fixture
Chesterfield play host to Scunthorpe United at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Spireites are clearly on top, having won 13 and lost only 5 of the 24 games.
The last time the two teams met at Chesterfield was back in September 2006, over five years ago, with Scunthorpe United inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Spireites in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 31 Dec||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 2||Chesterfield||League One|
|2009/2010||Tue 11 Aug||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 1||Chesterfield||League Cup|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 0||Chesterfield||League One|
|2006/2007||Wed 27 Sep||Chesterfield||0-1||Scunthorpe U.||League One|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Chesterfield||1 - 2||Scunthorpe U.||League One|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 2||Chesterfield||League One|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 0||Chesterfield||F.A. Cup|
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. While Spireites have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.
Scunthorpe United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Iron's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Chesterfield find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 39 games have yielded only 33 points.
Scunthorpe United find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 39 matches.
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||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Scunthorpe United||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here