FootyMAD's Preston North End match preview

Last updated : 25 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Peterborough United v Preston North End fixture

Peterborough play host to Preston North End at London Road Ground on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The fixture has produced 3 draws, with 5 wins being posted by Posh.

The last time the two teams met at Peterborough was more than a decade ago, in April 1997, with Peterborough running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugPreston N.E.2 - 0PeterboroughCHMP
1996/1997Sat 12 AprPeterborough2-0Preston N.E.LGE1
1996/1997Sat 05 OctPreston N.E.3 - 4PeterboroughLGE1
1991/1992Sat 28 DecPreston N.E.1 - 1PeterboroughLGE1
1991/1992Sat 17 AugPeterborough1 - 0Preston N.E.LGE1
1986/1987Sat 02 MayPreston N.E.0 - 0PeterboroughLGE2
1986/1987Sat 29 NovPeterborough2 - 1Preston N.E.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Peterborough United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Posh have scored 11, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Preston N.E. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. North End have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Peterborough find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 18 points. Preston N.E. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 24 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Preston N.E.620411106

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Peterborough at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Posh will at least gain a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Peterborough Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Preston N.E. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.