FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Scunthorpe United 18 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th February 2012
The game between Leyton Orient and Scunthorpe United in the League One on 18th February 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Leyton Orient v Scunthorpe United fixture
Leyton Orient are ready to welcome Scunthorpe United to Brisbane Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 2 of the 23 previous games, with the O's winning just 11.
The previous match played between the two at Brisbane Road was more than three years back, in October 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 08 Oct||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 3||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 1||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Leyton Orient||2-2||Scunthorpe U.||League One|
|2006/2007||Sat 24 Mar||Leyton Orient||2 - 2||Scunthorpe U.||League One|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 1||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 0||Leyton Orient||League Two|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Leyton Orient||1 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leyton Orient have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Scunthorpe United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Leyton Orient see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 38 points from their 29 games played so far,
Scunthorpe United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 28 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Leyton Orient only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Leyton Orient||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Scunthorpe United||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
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