FootyMAD's Morecambe match preview

Last updated : 19 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Morecambe v Dagenham & Redbridge fixture

Dag. & Red. face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Daggers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them with only a 12.50% success rate in the fixture.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, with Morecambe running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepDag. & Red.2 - 1MorecambeCONF
2005/2006Sat 18 MarDag. & Red.3 - 1MorecambeCONF
2005/2006Sat 15 OctMorecambe2 - 0Dag. & Red.CONF
2004/2005Sat 12 MarMorecambe1 - 0Dag. & Red.CONF
2004/2005Sat 27 NovDag. & Red.2 - 1MorecambeCONF
2003/2004Sat 10 AprDag. & Red.1 - 3MorecambeCONF
2003/2004Sat 23 AugMorecambe3 - 2Dag. & Red.CONF

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe 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 Shrimps in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Daggers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Daggers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Morecambe lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide Conference, picking up 43 points from their 25 games so far. Dag. & Red. are leading the way in the Nationwide Conference, with their 26 games giving them a return of 54 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Daggers could well see them head back from Christie Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe 5 games since last home draw.
Dag. & Red. Not won in previous 3 away matches.