FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 11 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Plymouth Argyle v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 6 wins, and Plymouth Arg. have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2006, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Pilgrims in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 18 MarPlymouth Arg.0 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Mon 26 DecCardiff City0 - 2Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 02 AprPlymouth Arg.1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Fri 13 AugCardiff City0 - 1Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2002/2003Fri 21 FebCardiff City1 - 1Plymouth Arg.LGE1
2002/2003Tue 24 SepPlymouth Arg.2 - 2Cardiff CityLGE1
2000/2001Sat 20 JanCardiff City4 - 1Plymouth Arg.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Plymouth Argyle's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pilgrims's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Cardiff City's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Bluebirds's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Plymouth Arg.'s 9 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Cardiff City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 6 games giving them a return of 13 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Plymouth Arg.6222778
Cardiff City63126510

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Bluebirds has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Plymouth Arg.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Plymouth Arg. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Cardiff City 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.