FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 15 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Reading are ready to welcome Plymouth Argyle to Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Royals have recorded 11 wins, and Plymouth Arg. have come away with 10 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Madejski Stadium was more than three years back, in August 2005, with Plymouth Arg. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Royals in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 26 NovPlymouth Arg.0 - 2ReadingCHMP
2005/2006Sat 06 AugReading1-2Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 05 FebReading0 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2004/2005Tue 02 NovPlymouth Arg.2 - 2ReadingCHMP
1999/2000Tue 21 DecPlymouth Arg.1 - 0ReadingFAC
1999/2000Sat 11 DecReading1 - 1Plymouth Arg.FAC
1993/1994Sat 12 MarPlymouth Arg.3 - 1ReadingLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Reading have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The away form of Plymouth Arg. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pilgrims have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 1 points from their 1 games played so far, Plymouth Arg.'s 1 points from 1 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its not been a very profitable last few weeks for Reading, and I'm afraid the Footymad team cannot see it getting too much better here. Look no further than honours being even at the end of this one. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Reading Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Plymouth Arg. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.