FootyMAD's Burton Albion match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Burton Albion v Morecambe fixture

Morecambe face a trip to Burton Albion at Eton Park on Saturday evening, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Shrimps won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Burton Albion and Morecambe at was just last season, in November 2002, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 30 AugMorecambe2 - 1Burton AlbionCONF
2002/2003Sat 26 AprMorecambe5 - 0Burton AlbionCONF
2002/2003Sat 02 NovBurton Albion1 - 4MorecambeCONF

Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Brewers, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Burton Albion, Morecambe are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Shrimps have hit 6 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burton Albion see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide Conference, showing a record of 35 points from their 24 games played so far, Morecambe's 40 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Brewers, as the Shrimps have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burton Albion 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Morecambe Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.