FootyMAD's Carlisle United match preview

Last updated : 18 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Carlisle United v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Crewe Alex. face a trip to Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 25 out of 38 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 20 JanCarlisle Utd.0 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 30 SepCrewe Alex.5 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE1
1995/1996Tue 02 AprCarlisle Utd.1 - 0Crewe Alex.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 14 OctCrewe Alex.2 - 1Carlisle Utd.LGE1
1994/1995Tue 14 FebCrewe Alex.0 - 1Carlisle Utd.ASSM
1993/1994Mon 04 AprCrewe Alex.2 - 3Carlisle Utd.LGE2
1993/1994Tue 28 DecCarlisle Utd.1 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Carlisle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Cumbrians in those games, with 8 conceded.

In complete contrast to Carlisle Utd., Crewe Alex. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Railwaymen have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Carlisle Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 42 points from 24 games. Crewe Alex. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 25 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Carlisle Utd.63038109
Crewe Alex.61145144

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Railwaymen are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Carlisle Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Carlisle Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Crewe Alex. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.