FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Leyton Orient 29 Mar 2013

Last updated : 28 March 2013

Footymad preview History of the Scunthorpe United v Leyton Orient fixture

Leyton Orient face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park on Friday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, O's have recorded 4 wins, and Scunthorpe United have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Glanford Park was just last season, in October 2011, with Leyton Orient inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Iron in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Dec Leyton Orient 1 - 3 Scunthorpe U. League One
2011/2012 Sat 18 Feb Leyton Orient 1 - 3 Scunthorpe U. League One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Leyton Orient have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The O's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Scunthorpe United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 39 matches.

Leyton Orient's 61 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Scunthorpe United 6 1 0 5 5 9 3
Leyton Orient 6 4 2 0 11 3 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the O's of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Glanford Park with Leyton Orient coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Scunthorpe United Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Leyton Orient Undefeated in last 5 away games.
8 games since last defeat.

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