FM Preview: Cardiff City v Scunthorpe United 12 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 11th February 2011
The game between Cardiff City and Scunthorpe United in the Championship on Saturday, 12th February 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 7 wins, and Scunthorpe U. have come away with 3 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was just last season, in August 2009, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 13 Nov||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 4||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 16 Jan||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 08 Aug||Cardiff City||4-0||Scunthorpe U.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Apr||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 17 Feb||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 16 Sep||Scunthorpe U.||0 - 2||Cardiff City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 8 conceded.
The away form of Scunthorpe U. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Iron have hit 4 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 51 points from 29 games. Scunthorpe U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 27 games thus far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With the Bluebirds being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win
|Cardiff City||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.|
|Scunthorpe U.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.
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