FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 31 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Plymouth Argyle at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 13 wins out of 20 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in November 2007, with Plymouth Arg. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Blades in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 08 MarPlymouth Arg.0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 24 NovSheff. Utd.0-1Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 11 FebPlymouth Arg.0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Tue 27 SepSheff. Utd.2 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2004/2005Tue 22 FebPlymouth Arg.3 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 23 OctSheff. Utd.2 - 1Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1989/1990Sat 10 FebSheff. Utd.1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These games have seen the The Blades score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.

The Pilgrims have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Pilgrims's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Sheff. Utd.'s total of 22 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Plymouth Arg.'s 21 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.63216111
Plymouth Arg.631210710

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the The Blades, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 14 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Plymouth Arg. Last drawn game 6 outings ago.