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 Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Spireites are clearly on top, winning 52.63% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was just last season, in November 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw 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:
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
2001/2002Tue 16 OctShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1ChesterfieldASSM
2000/2001Sat 06 JanShrewsbury Tn.0 - 0ChesterfieldLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Shrewsbury Tn. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Shrews have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chesterfield's total of 35 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Shrewsbury Tn. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 35 from their 24 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.6222788

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Spireites's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Shrewsbury Tn.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Shrewsbury Tn. 5 games since last away draw.