FM Preview: Shrewsbury Town v Chesterfield 22 Jan 2011

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History of the Shrewsbury Town v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield face a trip to Shrewsbury Town at Prostar Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 7 of the 22 previous games, with the hosts winning just 5.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctChesterfield4 - 3Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 02 JanChesterfield0 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 22 AugShrewsbury Tn.1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Sat 14 FebShrewsbury Tn.2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Fri 14 NovChesterfield2 - 2Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 05 AprChesterfield4 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 13 OctShrewsbury Tn.2 - 3ChesterfieldLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Shrewsbury Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Chesterfield however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Spireites, and 7 goals against.

Shrewsbury Tn.'s total of 38 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League Two. Chesterfield are leading the way in the Npower League Two, with their 23 games giving them a return of 48 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Spireites have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Prostar Stadium with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Shrewsbury Tn. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Chesterfield 6 games since last defeat.