FM Preview: Plymouth Argyle v Cheltenham Town 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Plymouth Argyle and Cheltenham Town at 15:00 on 5th May 2012 in the League Two.
History of the Plymouth Argyle v Cheltenham Town fixture
Cheltenham Town travel to take on Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the Robins.
The last time the two teams met at Plymouth Argyle was back in January 2003, over five years ago, with Plymouth Argyle running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Cheltenham T.||2 - 1||Plymouth Arg.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 05 Oct||Cheltenham T.||0 - 2||Plymouth Arg.||(Associate Members)|
|2002/2003||Wed 01 Jan||Plymouth Arg.||3-1||Cheltenham T.||League Division Two|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Cheltenham T.||1 - 2||Plymouth Arg.||League Division Two|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Apr||Plymouth Arg.||2 - 0||Cheltenham T.||League Division Three|
|2001/2002||Fri 09 Nov||Cheltenham T.||0 - 0||Plymouth Arg.||League Division Three|
|2001/2002||Tue 16 Oct||Cheltenham T.||2 - 1||Plymouth Arg.||(Associate Members)|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Plymouth Argyle have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.
The away form of Cheltenham Town is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Robins have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.
Plymouth Argyle are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 46 points from 45 matches.
Cheltenham Town's total of 74 points from their 45 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Robins out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Plymouth Argyle. Away win
|Plymouth Argyle||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Cheltenham Town||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
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