Peterborough travel to take on Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 11 of the 22 previous games, with the hosts winning just 7.
The last time the two teams met at Hartlepool U. was just over four years ago, in December 1999, the Pool carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Peterborough||3 - 4||Hartlepool U.||LD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 04 Dec||Hartlepool U.||1 - 0||Peterborough||LD3|
|1999/2000||Sat 07 Aug||Peterborough||2 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LD3|
|1998/1999||Sat 06 Mar||Peterborough||1 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LD3|
|1998/1999||Sat 26 Sep||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Peterborough||LD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 02 May||Peterborough||0 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LD3|
|1997/1998||Tue 21 Oct||Hartlepool U.||2 - 1||Peterborough||LD3|
Recent respective form guides
Hartlepool United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Pool in those games, with 4 conceded.
Peterborough have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Posh have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hartlepool U.'s 35 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Peterborough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 25 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pool, as the Posh have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Hartlepool U.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Peterborough||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.