FootyMAD's Burton Albion match preview

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Last updated : 05 January 2009
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History of the Burton Albion v Torquay United fixture

Torquay Utd. face a trip to Burton Albion at The Pirelli Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Gulls lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Burton Albion and Torquay Utd. at was just last season, in September 2007, with Burton Albion running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Mon 07 JanTorquay Utd.1 - 2Burton AlbionCONF
2007/2008Mon 10 SepBurton Albion3 - 1Torquay Utd.CONF
2003/2004Sat 08 NovTorquay Utd.1 - 2Burton AlbionFAC

Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Brewers, with 5 goals against.

The Gulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Gulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Burton Albion are leading the way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, with their 27 games giving them a return of 61 points. Torquay Utd.'s total of 45 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Burton Albion642013614
Torquay Utd.640210612

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Brewers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burton Albion Unbeaten in the last 20 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Torquay Utd. 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.