FM Preview: Rushden & Diamonds v AFC Wimbledon 24 Aug 2010

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History of the Rushden & Diamonds v AFC Wimbledon fixture

AFC Wimbledon face a trip to Rushden & Diamonds at Nene Park on Tuesday evening, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. The Dons won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Rushden & D. and AFC Wimbledon at was less than a year ago, in September 2009, with AFC Wimbledon inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Diamonds in a (Conference) Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 27 MarAFC Wimbledon0 - 1Rushden & D.CONF
2009/2010Tue 29 SepRushden & D.0 - 1AFC WimbledonCONF

Recent respective form guides

Rushden & Diamonds remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

AFC Wimbledon have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the The Dons have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rushden & D. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 3 games have yielded only 1 points. AFC Wimbledon are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 9 points from 3 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rushden & D.6033493
AFC Wimbledon6303649

FootyMad's prediction ...

AFC Wimbledon are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rushden & D. Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
AFC Wimbledon 9 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.