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History of the Leyton Orient v Northampton Town fixture

Leyton Orient prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Matchroom Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The O's are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 5 of the 33 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Matchroom Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2005, as the O's squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 02 AprLeyton Orient3-2NorthamptonLGE2
2004/2005Sat 28 AugNorthampton2 - 2Leyton OrientLGE2
2003/2004Sat 28 FebNorthampton1 - 0Leyton OrientLGE2
2003/2004Sat 25 OctLeyton Orient1 - 1NorthamptonLGE2
1999/2000Tue 07 MarNorthampton2 - 1Leyton OrientLGE2
1999/2000Sat 06 NovLeyton Orient0 - 0NorthamptonLGE2
1996/1997Thu 26 DecLeyton Orient2 - 1NorthamptonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the O's in those games, with 5 conceded.

Northampton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Cobblers have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leyton Orient are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 46 points from 26 games. Northampton's total of 39 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League Two.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leyton Orient650116915
Northampton63126610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Leyton Orient are not exactly setting the world alight at Matchroom Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Northampton in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Leyton Orient 5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Northampton Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.