FM Preview: Morecambe v Chesterfield 02 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Morecambe v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield pack their bags to visit Morecambe at Westgate on Tuesday evening, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Three-out-of-four times, this fixture has resulted in a draw for Spireites.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Westgate was within the last three years, in September 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 26 Feb Chesterfield 0 - 2 Morecambe League Two
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Morecambe 1-1 Chesterfield League Two
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Morecambe 0 - 1 Chesterfield League Two
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Chesterfield 1 - 1 Morecambe League Two
2008/2009 Sat 24 Jan Chesterfield 1 - 2 Morecambe League Two
2008/2009 Sat 04 Oct Morecambe 2 - 2 Chesterfield League Two
2007/2008 Sat 12 Apr Morecambe 1 - 1 Chesterfield League Two

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

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Shrimps have scored 7, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

Chesterfield's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Spireites's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Morecambe find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 8 points from their 9 matches.

Chesterfield see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 12 points from their 9 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Morecambe 6 1 1 4 5 12 4
Chesterfield 6 3 3 0 12 8 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Chesterfield have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Morecambe. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Morecambe Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Chesterfield Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here