FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 24 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Sheff. Utd. are ready to welcome West Bromwich Albion to Bramall Lane at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 53 games played, The Blades have recorded 24 wins, and West Brom. have come away with 13 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Bramall Lane was more than three years back, in February 2004, with West Brom. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Blades in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 21 FebSheff. Utd.1-2West Brom.CHMP
2003/2004Tue 14 OctWest Brom.0 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 16 MarSheff. Utd.0 - 3West Brom.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 08 DecWest Brom.0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 20 JanWest Brom.2 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2000/2001Tue 26 DecSheff. Utd.2 - 0West Brom.CHMP
1999/2000Sat 19 FebSheff. Utd.6 - 0West Brom.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 7 conceded.

West Brom. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Utd. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 1 from their 2 matches played. West Brom.'s 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6213797
West Brom.64028512

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. No sequences of note
West Brom. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.