FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 06 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Bramall Lane at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 60 games played, The Blades have recorded 26 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in April 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 19 OctSheff. Wed.1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Owls have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 51 points from 31 games. Sheff. Wed. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 39 points from their 30 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.641110413
Sheff. Wed.6123895

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that The Blades's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Sheff. Wed.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. 5 games since last home draw.
Sheff. Wed. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.