FootyMAD's Leyton Orient match preview

Last updated : 28 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Leyton Orient fixture

Norwich City play host to Leyton Orient at Carrow Road on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 18 of the 25 contests.

The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was way back in the black-and-white days of May 1982, with Norwich City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Second Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
1981/1982Sat 08 MayNorwich City2-0OrientCHMP
1981/1982Tue 16 MarOrient1 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
1977/1978Mon 16 JanNorwich City0 - 1OrientFAC
1977/1978Fri 06 JanOrient1 - 1Norwich CityFAC
1974/1975Sat 05 AprNorwich City2 - 0OrientCHMP
1974/1975Sat 26 OctOrient0 - 3Norwich CityCHMP
1971/1972Mon 24 AprOrient1 - 2Norwich CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Canaries have scored 10, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

Leyton Orient have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the O's have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 10 points from their 9 games played so far, Leyton Orient are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 9 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City6231759
Leyton Orient6123595

FootyMad's prediction ...

Norwich City are not exactly setting the world alight at Carrow Road at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Leyton Orient in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Leyton Orient Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.