FootyMAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

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History of the Chesterfield v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Recreation Ground on Friday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Spireites are clearly on top, winning 55.56% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was less than a year ago, in April 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 05 AprChesterfield4-1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 13 OctShrewsbury Tn.2 - 3ChesterfieldLGE2
2001/2002Tue 16 OctShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1ChesterfieldASSM
2000/2001Sat 06 JanShrewsbury Tn.0 - 0ChesterfieldLGE2
2000/2001Sat 26 AugChesterfield3 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
1996/1997Sat 18 JanShrewsbury Tn.2 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
1996/1997Tue 01 OctChesterfield2 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Spireites, with 5 goals against.

Shrewsbury Tn. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Shrews, and 5 goals against.

Chesterfield's 21 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Shrewsbury Tn. are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 26 points from 15 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.62221388

FootyMad's prediction ...

Spireites are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Shrewsbury Tn. Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.