FootyMAD's Huddersfield Town match preview

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History of the Chesterfield v Huddersfield Town fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Huddersfield Town at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 6 of the 13 previous games, with the Spireites winning just 5.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 24 AugChesterfield2-4HuddersfieldLGEC
2004/2005Sat 12 MarChesterfield2 - 1HuddersfieldLGE1
2004/2005Tue 10 AugHuddersfield0 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
2002/2003Sat 05 AprHuddersfield4 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
2002/2003Sat 30 NovChesterfield1 - 0HuddersfieldLGE1
2001/2002Tue 05 MarChesterfield1 - 1HuddersfieldLGE1
2001/2002Tue 25 SepHuddersfield0 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Spireites's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Huddersfield's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Terriers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Chesterfield's 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Huddersfield are leading the way in the Coca Cola League One, with their 14 games giving them a return of 30 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield 9 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Huddersfield Last drawn game 4 outings ago.