FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 24 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Ham United v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 43 games played, The Blades have recorded 12 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in January 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 13 FebSheff. Utd.1 - 1West Ham Utd.FAC
2004/2005Sat 29 JanWest Ham Utd.1 - 1Sheff. Utd.FAC
2004/2005Mon 03 JanWest Ham Utd.0 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 11 SepSheff. Utd.1 - 2West Ham Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 17 JanSheff. Utd.3 - 3West Ham Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 16 AugWest Ham Utd.0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1993/1994Mon 28 MarSheff. Utd.3 - 2West Ham Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Blades have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

West Ham Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 13 matches. Sheff. Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 10 points from their 13 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Ham Utd.6204466
Sheff. Utd.61146124

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Hammers, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. No win in the 2 most recent games.