FootyMAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

Last updated : 23 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Morecambe v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Morecambe prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Shrimps lost the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Morecambe and Shrewsbury Tn. at was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 10 JanShrewsbury Tn.2 - 0MorecambeTR
2003/2004Sat 25 OctMorecambe2-4Shrewsbury Tn.FAC
2003/2004Sat 18 OctShrewsbury Tn.2 - 0MorecambeCONF
2002/2003Tue 22 OctShrewsbury Tn.3 - 0MorecambeAM

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Shrimps in those games, with 7 conceded.

Shrewsbury Tn. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Morecambe lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 66 points from their 41 games so far. Shrewsbury Tn. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 73 points from 41 games.

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

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe 7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Shrewsbury Tn. 6 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.