The Analyst: Shrimpers v Silkmen

Last updated : 24 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southend United v Macclesfield Town fixture

Southend Utd. prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Roots Hall on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Shrimpers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Roots Hall was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in an F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 16 NovSouthend Utd.2-2MacclesfieldFAC
2010/2011Sat 06 NovMacclesfield2 - 2Southend Utd.FAC
2004/2005Tue 19 AprMacclesfield1 - 2Southend Utd.LGE2
2004/2005Mon 30 AugSouthend Utd.2 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
2003/2004Sat 28 FebSouthend Utd.1 - 0MacclesfieldLGE2
2003/2004Sat 25 OctMacclesfield1 - 2Southend Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 01 MarMacclesfield2 - 1Southend Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Southend United need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While the Shrimpers have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Macclesfield's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the The Silkmen have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southend Utd. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 24 matches. Macclesfield are currently lying in 19th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 27 from their 23 matches played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Southend Utd.631210710

The Analyst's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Shrimpers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Southend Utd.Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
MacclesfieldNot won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.