FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Walsall 20 Mar 2012

Last updated : 19 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Walsall fixture

Walsall face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 8 of the 11 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Hillsborough was just last season, in November 2010, with Sheffield Wednesday running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 26 Dec Walsall 2 - 1 Sheff. Wed. League One
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Walsall 1 - 1 Sheff. Wed. League One
2010/2011 Tue 23 Nov Sheff. Wed. 3-0 Walsall League One
2004/2005 Sun 26 Dec Sheff. Wed. 3 - 2 Walsall League One
2004/2005 Sat 11 Sep Walsall 1 - 1 Sheff. Wed. League One
2004/2005 Wed 25 Aug Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Walsall League Cup
2002/2003 Sun 04 May Sheff. Wed. 2 - 1 Walsall League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Owls in those games, with 6 conceded.

Walsall have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Sheffield Wednesday are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 70 points from 37 games.

Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 37 points from 36 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield Wednesday 6 4 1 1 10 3 13
Walsall 6 2 3 1 6 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield Wednesday Won 3 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Walsall Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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