FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 13 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v West Ham United fixture

Sheff. Utd. are ready to welcome West Ham United to Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 10 of the 41 games.

The previous match played between the two at Bramall Lane was within the last three years, in February 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in an F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 25 NovWest Ham Utd.1 - 0Sheff. Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The The Blades's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

West Ham Utd. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Hammers have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 31 points from their 32 games thus far. West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 29 points from their 32 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.61144124
West Ham Utd.63038109

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Sheff. Utd.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against West Ham Utd.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
West Ham Utd. 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.