FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Reading 12 Apr 2011

Last updated : 11 April 2011

Footymad preview History of the Scunthorpe United v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 12 previous games, with the hosts winning just 3.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Reading 1 - 2 Scunthorpe U. Championship
2009/2010 Tue 20 Apr Scunthorpe U. 2 - 2 Reading Championship
2009/2010 Sat 12 Dec Reading 1 - 1 Scunthorpe U. Championship
1999/2000 Sat 19 Feb Scunthorpe U. 2 - 2 Reading League Division Two
1999/2000 Sat 27 Nov Reading 1 - 1 Scunthorpe U. League Division Two
1978/1979 Fri 16 Mar Reading 0 - 1 Scunthorpe U. Fourth Division
1978/1979 Sat 04 Nov Scunthorpe U. 0 - 3 Reading Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Iron's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The Royals have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Royals, and 6 goals against.

Scunthorpe United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 37 points from their 40 games thus far.

Reading's total of 66 points from their 40 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Scunthorpe United 6 1 0 5 5 17 3
Reading 6 5 0 1 12 6 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Reading have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Scunthorpe United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Scunthorpe United 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Reading 6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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