FM Preview: Walsall v Bournemouth 07 Jan 2012

Last updated : 06 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Walsall v Bournemouth fixture

Walsall prepare to entertain Bournemouth at Banks's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 52 games played, Saddlers have recorded 22 wins, and Bournemouth have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Banks's Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2011, with Bournemouth inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Saddlers in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Bournemouth 0 - 2 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Walsall 0-1 Bournemouth League One
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Bournemouth 3 - 0 Walsall League One
2007/2008 Sat 19 Apr Walsall 1 - 3 Bournemouth League One
2007/2008 Sat 27 Oct Bournemouth 1 - 1 Walsall League One
2007/2008 Tue 04 Sep Bournemouth 2 - 0 Walsall (Associate Members)
2005/2006 Tue 11 Apr Walsall 0 - 1 Bournemouth League One

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Recent respective form guides

Walsall have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Cherries have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. While the Cherries have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 24 matches.

Bournemouth's 33 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Walsall 6 1 4 1 5 5 7
Bournemouth 6 3 2 1 7 4 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Walsall are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Walsall Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bournemouth Undefeated in last 3 away games.
4 games since last defeat.

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