Non League Premier: Southern Central: Banbury United - AFC Rushden & Diamonds pre-match guide and facts

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Competition: England Non League Premier: Southern Central
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: The Spencer Stadium (2500 seats)

Tension and suspense is likely at The Spencer Stadium when Banbury United host AFC Rushden & Diamonds in what should be a splendid game. Read more!

Insights:
  • Banbury United have the fewest conceded goals (20) in Non League Premier: Southern Central
  • AFC Rushden & Diamonds have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Banbury United and AFC Rushden & Diamonds should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Banbury United form and stats

10-2-0 is the performance here at The Spencer Stadium so far in the Non League Premier: Southern Central, giving Banbury United a total of 32 from their 12 games here. Outstanding results! The Banbury United fans aren't used to losing league-games here at The Spencer Stadium and will expect new points from this game. Banbury United has played twelve games in a row here without a defeat.

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper not having conceded a league goal in 360 minutes.

Happy days for Banbury United in their previous game, a Non League Premier: Southern Central match away at Stourbridge (placed 11th) that ended with a 2-0 victory.

Before that match, a win away at Redditch United.

With an average of more than two goals per home game in the league (29 in 12 games), Banbury's attacking play is working. From these home matches, Banbury United have conceded only 11 goals. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds form and stats

AFC Rushden & Diamonds have an excellent away record in the Non League Premier: Southern Central so far with 6-2-2 from 10 games. It’s been three wins in a row for AFC Rushden & Diamonds on their travels, an amazing performance which inspire hopes of making this one the fourth consecutive victory.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds had fun at their own home (The Spencer Stadium) last time out, beating St Ives Town 4-0. As mentioned above, Diamonds was the only team on the pitch versus St Ives Town in their previous game, winning 4-0. This could be a tougher task.

Before that one, a nice away victory 2-1 at Royston Town.

After this away game AFC Rushden & Diamonds return home for a Non League Premier: Southern Central game against Needham Market. That game is only three sleeps after this.

The travelling fans enjoy AFC Rushden & Diamonds's attacking play in away games, having scored 16 goals in 10 league matches away. AFC Rushden & Diamonds have conceded 12 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

AFC Rushden & Diamonds - Banbury United 0-2 was the outcome when these two teams formerly met, earlier this season. Head-2-head stats last seven meetings: three - two - two (Banbury wins - draws - AFC Rushden & Diamonds wins). As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four had two or less.

Banbury United missing players

AFC Rushden & Diamonds missing players

Banbury United AFC Rushden & Diamonds
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
25 12 3 Played P 1 10 23
21 10 3 Won W 1 6 11
3 2 0 Drew D 0 2 4
1 0 0 Lost L 0 2 8
58 29 6 Scored S 2 16 32
20 11 1 Conceded C 1 12 28
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
84% 75% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 80% 74%
52% 58% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 70% 61%
44% 50% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 26%
24% 33% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 10% 4%
52% 58% 33% BTTS BTTS 100% 80% 65%
48% 42% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 22%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 17%
 
3.6 1.5 3 Corners for (avg) C F 0 2.3 1.5
2.3 0.2 0.3 Corners against (avg) C A 0 4.7 2.5
1.1 0.5 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.2 0.7
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
8.4 2.8 5.7 Shots (avg) S ( 0 9.5 6.1
4.1 1.3 2.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 4.2 2.5
51% 138% 75% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 36% 58%
 
5.1 1.3 2.7 Shots against (avg) S A 0 11.8 7.4
1.9 0.2 0.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 0 4.7 3.1
Key stats in Non League Premier: Southern Central this season:
  • AFC Rushden & Diamonds have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • AFC Rushden & Diamonds have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • AFC Rushden & Diamonds have won significantly more corners away than at home.
  • AFC Rushden & Diamonds haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Banbury United have created more than twice as many corners as AFC Rushden & Diamonds.
  • Banbury United have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Banbury United have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Banbury United have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Banbury United have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Banbury United have the fewest conceded goals (20) in Non League Premier: Southern Central
  • Banbury United have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (7) in Non League Premier: Southern Central
  • Banbury United have the fewest dropped points from leading position (2) in Non League Premier: Southern Central
  • Banbury United have the most clean sheets (12) in Non League Premier: Southern Central
  • Banbury United have the the best goal difference (+38) in Non League Premier: Southern Central
  • Banbury United have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded at home.
  • Banbury United have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Banbury United haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Banbury United is in the best form (6-0-0) in Non League Premier: Southern Central

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Banbury United 25 21 3 1 58 20 12 10 2 0 29 11 13 11 1 1 29 9 38 66
2 Coalville Town 24 15 5 4 53 27 12 10 2 0 33 8 12 5 3 4 20 19 26 50
3 Peterborough Sports 22 15 1 6 63 28 12 8 0 4 34 13 10 7 1 2 29 15 35 46
4 Rushall Olympic 23 12 8 3 46 27 10 6 3 1 25 12 13 6 5 2 21 15 19 44
5 Alvechurch 25 12 6 7 34 25 13 9 2 2 23 10 12 3 4 5 11 15 9 42
6 AFC Rushden & Diamonds 23 11 4 8 32 28 13 5 2 6 16 16 10 6 2 2 16 12 4 37
7 Royston Town 26 10 6 10 41 36 13 3 5 5 19 18 13 7 1 5 22 18 5 36
8 Leiston 22 11 2 9 41 42 11 7 2 2 21 15 11 4 0 7 20 27 -1 35
9 Tamworth 22 9 4 9 29 27 11 5 2 4 18 12 11 4 2 5 11 15 2 31
10 Hednesford Town 23 7 9 7 40 39 13 4 6 3 25 21 10 3 3 4 15 18 1 30
11 Stourbridge 24 8 5 11 35 47 12 3 4 5 17 21 12 5 1 6 18 26 -12 29
12 St Ives Town 26 8 5 13 38 66 13 5 2 6 19 34 13 3 3 7 19 32 -28 29
13 Stratford Town 22 8 3 11 28 37 11 4 2 5 14 16 11 4 1 6 14 21 -9 27
14 Bromsgrove Sporting 23 6 9 8 21 34 11 5 1 5 11 18 12 1 8 3 10 16 -13 27
15 Barwell 26 6 7 13 37 49 10 3 2 5 16 17 16 3 5 8 21 32 -12 25
16 Needham Market 20 5 9 6 35 32 11 2 6 3 16 16 9 3 3 3 19 16 3 24
17 Biggleswade Town 23 5 7 11 31 32 13 5 4 4 26 17 10 0 3 7 5 15 -1 22
18 Redditch United 24 5 7 12 21 37 12 3 3 6 11 19 12 2 4 6 10 18 -16 22
19 Lowestoft Town 23 6 4 13 31 54 11 4 3 4 18 20 12 2 1 9 13 34 -23 22
20 Hitchin Town 23 5 5 13 26 38 10 3 0 7 11 21 13 2 5 6 15 17 -12 20
21 Nuneaton Town 25 5 5 15 36 51 13 3 4 6 18 21 12 2 1 9 18 30 -15 20

Read more about Non League Premier: Southern Central

The Southern Football League consists of four divisions: Central Division and South Division (at the seventh highest division level of English football) and Division One Central / Division One South (eight highest level). Teams come from the South West of England, southern Midlands and South Wales.