FM Preview: Walsall v Crewe Alexandra 20 Oct 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th October 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Walsall and Crewe Alexandra at 15:00 on 20th October 2012 in the League One.
History of the Walsall v Crewe Alexandra fixture
Walsall are ready to welcome Crewe Alexandra to Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saddlers are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 5 of the 32 games.
The previous match played between the two at Bescot Stadium was more than three years back, in March 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2008/2009||Tue 10 Mar||Walsall||1-1||Crewe Alex.||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Crewe Alex.||2 - 1||Walsall||League One|
|2007/2008||Mon 24 Mar||Walsall||1 - 1||Crewe Alex.||League One|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Dec||Crewe Alex.||0 - 0||Walsall||League One|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Walsall||1 - 1||Crewe Alex.||League Division One|
|2003/2004||Mon 25 Aug||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Walsall||League Division One|
|2001/2002||Wed 26 Dec||Walsall||2 - 1||Crewe Alex.||League Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Walsall are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
Crewe Alexandra have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Railwaymen have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Walsall's 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Crewe Alexandra are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 12 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Walsall are not exactly setting the world alight at Bescot Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Crewe Alexandra in this game. Home Win
|Walsall||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Crewe Alexandra||4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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