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
|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
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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
|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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