FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 18 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 60 games played, The Blades have recorded 18 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 26 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2008, with Sheff. Wed. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 08 AprSheff. Utd.2 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 19 JanSheff. Wed.2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 FebSheff. Wed.1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 03 DecSheff. Utd.1 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2002/2003Fri 17 JanSheff. Utd.3 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2002/2003Sun 01 SepSheff. Wed.2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2001/2002Tue 29 JanSheff. Utd.0 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Owls in those games, with 4 conceded.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the The Blades have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Wed.'s 15 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Sheff. Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 17 points from 10 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.631251110
Sheff. Utd.63128910

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Sheff. Wed.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Sheff. Utd. 13 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.