FM Preview: Shrewsbury Town v Crewe Alexandra 03 Jan 2011

Last updated : 02 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Shrewsbury Town v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Crewe Alex. face a trip to Shrewsbury Town at Prostar Stadium on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, The Railwaymen have recorded 5 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, with Shrewsbury Tn. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners 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:
2010/2011Tue 02 NovCrewe Alex.1 - 2Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 10 AprCrewe Alex.0 - 3Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 12 SepShrewsbury Tn.2 - 0Crewe Alex.LGE2
2002/2003Wed 29 JanShrewsbury Tn.4 - 2Crewe Alex.ASSM
1996/1997Sat 30 NovCrewe Alex.5 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE1
1996/1997Sat 26 OctShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE1
1995/1996Tue 27 FebShrewsbury Tn.2 - 3Crewe Alex.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Shrewsbury Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Shrews, with 4 goals against.

Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The The Railwaymen's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Shrewsbury Tn.'s total of 34 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League Two. Crewe Alex. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 29 from their 20 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.6141757
Crewe Alex.631211910

FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Crewe Alex. on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the The Railwaymen. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Shrewsbury Tn. Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crewe Alex. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
4 games since last defeat.