FM Preview: Walsall v Doncaster Rovers 18 Aug 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th August 2012
The game between Walsall and Doncaster Rovers in the League One on 18th August 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Walsall v Doncaster Rovers fixture
Walsall play host to Doncaster Rovers at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 18 wins out of 27 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met at Walsall was just over four years ago, in January 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Walsall||1-1||Doncaster Rvs.||League One|
|2007/2008||Tue 02 Oct||Doncaster Rvs.||2 - 3||Walsall||League One|
|2005/2006||Mon 17 Apr||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 0||Walsall||League One|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Oct||Walsall||1 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||League One|
|2004/2005||Sat 01 Jan||Walsall||1 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||League One|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Sep||Doncaster Rvs.||3 - 1||Walsall||League One|
|1994/1995||Sat 08 Apr||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 2||Walsall||League Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Walsall have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Saddlers in those games, with 6 conceded.
Doncaster Rovers have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Saddlers go into their game against Doncaster Rovers in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Walsall||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Doncaster Rovers||No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here