FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Plymouth Argyle at Ninian Park at lunchtime on Tuesday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 12 wins, and Plymouth Arg. have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in December 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 12 SepPlymouth Arg.3 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Plymouth Arg. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Pilgrims have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City's total of 40 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Plymouth Arg.'s 34 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6042394
Plymouth Arg.62135107

FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Bluebirds. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Plymouth Arg. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.