FootyMAD's Hartlepool United match preview

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History of the Torquay United v Hartlepool United fixture

Torquay Utd. are ready to welcome Hartlepool United to Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gulls are clearly on top, having won 20 and lost only 7 of the 36 games.

The previous match played between the two at Plainmoor was within the last three years, in August 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 18 SepHartlepool U.4 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 01 FebHartlepool U.3 - 2Torquay Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 24 AugTorquay Utd.1-1Hartlepool U.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 09 FebHartlepool U.4 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 20 OctTorquay Utd.1 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
2000/2001Tue 20 FebHartlepool U.3 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
2000/2001Tue 12 SepTorquay Utd.1 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Hartlepool U. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pool's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Torquay Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 27 matches. Hartlepool U.'s total of 43 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.6132796
Hartlepool U.633012212

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Torquay Utd.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Hartlepool U.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Hartlepool U. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.