FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Walsall 03 Mar 2012

Last updated : 02 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leyton Orient v Walsall fixture

Walsall face a trip to Leyton Orient at Brisbane Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 31 games played, Saddlers have recorded 7 wins, and Leyton Orient have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Walsall 1 - 0 Leyton Orient League One
2010/2011 Tue 08 Mar Walsall 0 - 2 Leyton Orient League One
2010/2011 Tue 28 Sep Leyton Orient 0-0 Walsall League One
2009/2010 Sat 13 Mar Leyton Orient 2 - 0 Walsall League One
2009/2010 Sat 19 Dec Walsall 2 - 2 Leyton Orient League One
2008/2009 Sat 21 Mar Leyton Orient 0 - 1 Walsall League One
2008/2009 Sat 06 Sep Walsall 0 - 2 Leyton Orient League One

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

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The O's's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Walsall have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Leyton Orient find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 31 matches.

Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 32 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leyton Orient 6 2 2 2 7 7 8
Walsall 6 2 2 2 5 4 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Walsall on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Leyton Orient. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leyton Orient Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Walsall 4 games since last defeat.

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