FootyMAD's Milton Keynes Dons match preview

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History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Colchester United fixture

Colchester U. pack their bags to visit Milton Keynes Dons at Stadium:MK on Monday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The U's will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them with only a 12.50% success rate in the fixture.

The previous match played between the two at Stadium:MK was within the last three years, in August 2006, the The Dons carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in an League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 SepColchester U.0 - 3Milton KeynesLGE1
2006/2007Tue 22 AugMilton Keynes1 - 0Colchester U.LGEC
2005/2006Tue 20 DecMilton Keynes1 - 2Colchester U.ASSM
2005/2006Sat 17 DecColchester U.2 - 0Milton KeynesLGE1
2005/2006Sat 20 AugMilton Keynes1 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 15 JanMilton Keynes2 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 18 SepColchester U.0 - 1Milton KeynesLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Dons in those games, with 5 conceded.

Colchester U.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The U's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Milton Keynes are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 49 points from the 23 games they have played so far. Colchester U.'s 31 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Milton Keynes650114615
Colchester U.63126510

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Milton Keynes is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Milton Keynes 16 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Colchester U. 7 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.