FootyMAD's Exeter City match preview

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History of the Chesterfield v Exeter City fixture

Chesterfield play host to Exeter City at Recreation Ground on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Spireites are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 3 of the 17 games.

The last time the two teams met at Chesterfield was back in December 2000, over five years ago, with Chesterfield running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 28 OctExeter City1 - 6ChesterfieldLGE2
2000/2001Sat 09 DecChesterfield2-0Exeter CityLGE2
2000/2001Sat 14 OctExeter City1 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
1994/1995Sat 01 AprExeter City1 - 2ChesterfieldLGE2
1994/1995Tue 13 SepChesterfield2 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1989/1990Tue 20 MarChesterfield2 - 1Exeter CityLGE2
1989/1990Sat 14 OctExeter City2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While Spireites have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Exeter City's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Chesterfield see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 31 points from their 25 games played so far, Exeter City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 40 from their 26 games so far.

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

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

These are testing times at Recreation Ground for the Spireites and the Madmen are unable to see past Exeter City claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Exeter City 4 games since last away draw.