FM Preview: Burton Albion v Torquay United 12 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Burton Albion v Torquay United fixture

Torquay United face a trip to Burton Albion at Pirelli Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Gulls have beating their opponents 3 times from 5 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pirelli Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Torquay Utd. 1 - 1 Burton Albion League Two
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Burton Albion 1-4 Torquay Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Torquay Utd. 2 - 2 Burton Albion League Two
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Burton Albion 3 - 3 Torquay Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Torquay Utd. 1 - 0 Burton Albion League Two
2009/2010 Sat 23 Jan Torquay Utd. 2 - 3 Burton Albion League Two
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Burton Albion 0 - 2 Torquay Utd. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Brewers in those games, with 8 conceded.

In complete contrast to Burton Albion, Torquay United are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Burton Albion's 39 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Torquay United find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 24 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burton Albion 6 2 1 3 8 11 7
Torquay United 6 2 2 2 8 7 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Brewers, as the Gulls have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burton Albion Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Torquay United Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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