FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 20 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Sheffield United v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain West Bromwich Albion at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 52 games played, Blades have recorded 24 wins, and West Brom. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was two seasons ago, in March 2002, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in an League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 14 OctWest Brom.0 - 2Sheff. Utd.LD1
2001/2002Sat 16 MarSheff. Utd.0-3West Brom.LD1
2001/2002Sat 08 DecWest Brom.0 - 1Sheff. Utd.LD1
2000/2001Sat 20 JanWest Brom.2 - 1Sheff. Utd.LD1
2000/2001Tue 26 DecSheff. Utd.2 - 0West Brom.LD1
1999/2000Sat 19 FebSheff. Utd.6 - 0West Brom.LD1
1999/2000Sat 27 NovWest Brom.2 - 2Sheff. Utd.LD1

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

West Brom. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Baggies have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Sheff. Utd.'s total of 49 points from their 30 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. West Brom. are holding the final promotion place in the Nationwide League Division One, and have accumulated 57 points from the 31 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6213797
West Brom.63128710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Blades. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
West Brom. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.