FootyMAD's Scunthorpe United match preview

By Footymad Previewer
Last updated : 30 January 2004
History of the Torquay United v Scunthorpe United fixture

Torquay Utd. prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Plainmoor on Saturday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 29 previous games, with the Gulls winning just 8.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Plainmoor was less than a year ago, in March 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 30 AugScunthorpe U.2 - 1Torquay Utd.LD3
2002/2003Sat 15 MarTorquay Utd.1-1Scunthorpe U.LD3
2002/2003Sat 26 OctScunthorpe U.5 - 1Torquay Utd.LD3
2001/2002Tue 05 MarScunthorpe U.1 - 0Torquay Utd.LD3
2001/2002Tue 25 SepTorquay Utd.0 - 0Scunthorpe U.LD3
2000/2001Sat 03 MarTorquay Utd.0 - 2Scunthorpe U.LD3
2000/2001Sat 30 SepScunthorpe U.3 - 0Torquay Utd.LD3

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Gulls, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Torquay Utd., Scunthorpe U. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Iron have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Torquay Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division Three, picking up 46 points from their 28 games so far. Scunthorpe U. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 33 points from their 27 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.632110411
Scunthorpe U.6123375

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Torquay Utd. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Gulls. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Scunthorpe U. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.