Bournemouth prepare to entertain Chesterfield at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cherries are clearly on top, winning 10 and drawing 7 of the 18 games played.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Dean Court was just last season, in November 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Chesterfield||3 - 0||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Apr||Chesterfield||2 - 3||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 20 Nov||Bournemouth||0-0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Mon 12 Apr||Bournemouth||2 - 2||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Tue 30 Sep||Chesterfield||1 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Apr||Bournemouth||3 - 1||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 24 Nov||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Bournemouth have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cherries in those games, with 5 conceded.
Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, remaining unbeaten in the last six, though five of those have been draws. The Spireites's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Bournemouth's 39 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League One, picking up 44 from their 29 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the Cherries, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw
|Bournemouth||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
|Chesterfield||Previous 5 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.