FootyMAD's Scunthorpe United match preview

Last updated : 16 October 2009 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Scunthorpe United v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. pack their bags to visit Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday,

The previous match played between the two at Glanford Park Stadium was within the last three years, in September 2007, as the Iron edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 09 FebSheff. Utd.0 - 0Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 SepScunthorpe U.3 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1983/1984Tue 27 MarScunthorpe U.1 - 1Sheff. Utd.LGE1
1983/1984Tue 20 MarScunthorpe U.2 - 3Sheff. Utd.ASSM
1983/1984Tue 01 NovSheff. Utd.5 - 3Scunthorpe U.LGE1
1981/1982Sat 20 FebScunthorpe U.2 - 1Sheff. Utd.LGE2
1981/1982Sat 26 SepSheff. Utd.1 - 0Scunthorpe U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Scunthorpe U. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 11 from their 11 matches played. Sheff. Utd.'s total of 17 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Scunthorpe U.6222988
Sheff. Utd.622211118

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Blades has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Scunthorpe U.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Scunthorpe U. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.