The Analyst: Shrews v Shrimpers
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th November 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Shrewsbury Town and Southend United at 15:00 on Saturday, 20th November 2010 in League Two.
Southend Utd. travel to take on Shrewsbury Town at Prostar Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Shrimpers have recorded 8 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 10 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Shrewsbury Tn. was back in October 2004, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Tue 22 Feb||Southend Utd.||1 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 02 Nov||Southend Utd.||4 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||ASSM|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Oct||Shrewsbury Tn.||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Tue 14 Jan||Shrewsbury Tn.||0 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Southend Utd.||2 - 3||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Apr||Southend Utd.||0 - 2||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 24 Nov||Shrewsbury Tn.||2 - 0||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Shrewsbury Town are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Shrews in those games, with 4 conceded.
Southend Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Shrimpers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Shrewsbury Tn. are holding the final promotion place in the Npower League Two, and have accumulated 28 points from the 16 games they have played so far. Southend Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 18 points from their 15 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
The Analyst's prediction ...
Southend United have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Shrewsbury Town may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Shrewsbury Tn.||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Southend Utd.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.