FM Preview: Braintree Town v Ebbsfleet United 01 Apr 2013

Last updated : 31 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Braintree Town v Ebbsfleet United fixture

Braintree Town prepare to entertain Ebbsfleet United at Cressing Road on Monday afternoon, determined to stop the rot against their opponents, having lost out to their rivals on 2 of the previous 3 occasions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cressing Road was just last season, in August 2011, with Ebbsfleet United inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Iron in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 14 Aug Ebbsfleet Utd. 0 - 1 Braintree Tn. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Mon 09 Apr Ebbsfleet Utd. 1 - 1 Braintree Tn. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Mon 29 Aug Braintree Tn. 2-3 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Mon 03 Jan Braintree Tn. 4 - 2 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) South
2010/2011 Mon 30 Aug Ebbsfleet Utd. 0 - 0 Braintree Tn. (Conference) South
2001/2002 Sat 13 Apr Braintree Tn. 0 - 2 Gravesend (Isthmian) Premier
2001/2002 Sat 20 Oct Gravesend 3 - 0 Braintree Tn. (Isthmian) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Braintree Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Ebbsfleet United is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Fleet have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Braintree Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 48 points from their 35 matches.

Ebbsfleet United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 36 points from their 37 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Braintree Town 6 4 1 1 10 6 13
Ebbsfleet United 6 1 2 3 9 13 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Braintree Town are not exactly setting the world alight at Cressing Road in recent games, we can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Braintree Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Ebbsfleet United Not won in previous 8 away matches.

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