FootyMAD's Oldham Athletic match preview

Last updated : 14 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Oldham Athletic v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Doncaster Rvs. travel to take on Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Oldham Ath. was way back in the black-and-white days of February 1967, the Latics carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Third Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 18 SepDoncaster Rvs.1 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE1
1966/1967Fri 10 MarDoncaster Rvs.1 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE1
1966/1967Sat 18 FebOldham Ath.1 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
1962/1963Sat 16 MarOldham Ath.4 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1962/1963Sat 27 OctDoncaster Rvs.1 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE2
1961/1962Fri 30 MarDoncaster Rvs.0 - 0Oldham Ath.LGE2
1961/1962Sat 11 NovOldham Ath.3 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Latics, with 5 goals against.

Doncaster Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Oldham Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 33 points from their 26 games played so far, Doncaster Rvs.'s 37 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Oldham Ath.6222788
Doncaster Rvs.6222888

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Oldham Ath. Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Doncaster Rvs. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.