FootyMAD's Hereford United match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Morecambe v Hereford United fixture

Morecambe prepare to entertain Hereford United at Christie Park on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 7 games played, Shrimps have recorded 3 wins, and Hereford Utd. have come away with 1 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Christie Park was less than a year ago, in January 2003, with Morecambe running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 16 AugHereford Utd.3 - 0MorecambeCONF
2002/2003Sat 25 JanMorecambe3-1Hereford Utd.CONF
2002/2003Mon 26 AugHereford Utd.1 - 2MorecambeCONF
2001/2002Sat 23 MarHereford Utd.0 - 2MorecambeCONF
2001/2002Sat 15 SepMorecambe2 - 2Hereford Utd.CONF
2000/2001Sat 28 AprHereford Utd.2 - 2MorecambeCONF
2000/2001Tue 27 FebHereford Utd.1 - 1MorecambeTR

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe 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 12 goals for the Shrimps, with 5 goals against.

Hereford Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Bulls's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Morecambe lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 43 points from their 27 games so far. Hereford Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 53 points from 26 games.

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

Shrimps are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe Won 4 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Hereford Utd. 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.