FM Preview: Newport County v Braintree Town 09 Apr 2013

Last updated : 08 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Newport County v Braintree Town fixture

Braintree Town face a trip to Newport County at Newport Stadium on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 2 wins from the previous 6 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Newport Stadium was just last season, in March 2012, with Braintree Town inflicting a narrow 3-4 defeat upon the Exiles in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Braintree Tn. 1 - 2 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Newport Co. 3-4 Braintree Tn. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Newport Co. 4 - 3 Braintree Tn. F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Braintree Tn. 1 - 0 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Braintree Tn. 1 - 2 Newport Co. (Conference) South
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Newport Co. 1 - 0 Braintree Tn. (Conference) South
2008/2009 Sat 07 Mar Newport Co. 2 - 1 Braintree Tn. (Conference) South

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

Recent respective form guides

Newport County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Braintree Town however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Iron's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 13 goals for and 11 against.

Newport County are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 74 points from 40 games.

Braintree Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 54 points from their 38 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newport County 6 2 2 2 5 4 8
Braintree Town 6 3 1 2 10 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the Iron to play at the moment, and one from which we believe will see Braintree Town take away one point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newport County Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Braintree Town 12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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