FM Preview: Brentford v Walsall 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brentford v Walsall fixture

Walsall face a trip to Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saddlers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 22 and win only 5 of the 37 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2010, with Walsall inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bees in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Sep Walsall 0 - 1 Brentford League One
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Walsall 3 - 2 Brentford League One
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Brentford 1-2 Walsall League One
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Walsall 2 - 1 Brentford League One
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Brentford 1 - 0 Walsall F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Brentford 1 - 1 Walsall League One
2005/2006 Sat 04 Feb Brentford 5 - 0 Walsall League One

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Recent respective form guides

Brentford are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Walsall have an average recent record on the road, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Brentford lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 36 points from their 25 games so far.

Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 25 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brentford 6 1 4 1 9 10 7
Walsall 6 1 4 1 6 6 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brentford Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Walsall Not won in previous 11 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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