FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2007
The game between Plymouth Argyle and Stoke City in the Championship on Saturday 3rd March 2007 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Stoke City face a trip to Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Potters have recorded 5 wins, and Plymouth Arg. have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, the Pilgrims carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 Aug||Stoke City||1 - 1||Plymouth Arg.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Feb||Stoke City||0 - 0||Plymouth Arg.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Oct||Plymouth Arg.||2 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Apr||Stoke City||2 - 0||Plymouth Arg.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 20 Nov||Plymouth Arg.||0 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1992/1993||Wed 28 Apr||Stoke City||1 - 0||Plymouth Arg.||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Sat 12 Sep||Plymouth Arg.||1 - 1||Stoke City||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Plymouth Argyle have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Pilgrims in those games, with 6 conceded.
Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Potters's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Plymouth Arg.'s 47 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Stoke City's 53 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Potters, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Plymouth Arg.||6 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Stoke City||8 games since last away draw.|
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