FootyMAD's Wolverhampton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Friday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 53 games played, The Blades have recorded 11 wins, and Wolves have come away with 23 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 25 NovSheff. Utd.1 - 3WolvesCHMP
2007/2008Tue 01 JanWolves0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 SepSheff. Utd.3 - 1WolvesCHMP
2005/2006Tue 22 NovWolves0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 15 OctSheff. Utd.1 - 0WolvesCHMP
2004/2005Sun 08 MayWolves4 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 27 NovSheff. Utd.3 - 3WolvesCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Wolverhampton Wanderers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Wolves, with 2 goals against.

Sheff. Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The Blades, and 10 goals against.

Wolves are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 24 games giving them a return of 56 points. Sheff. Utd.'s total of 37 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Wolves is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Wolves Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Sheff. Utd. Undefeated in last 6 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.