FM Preview: Walsall v Leyton Orient 06 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 5th August 2011
The game between Walsall and Leyton Orient in the League One on 6th August 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Walsall v Leyton Orient fixture
Walsall prepare to entertain Leyton Orient at Banks's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 31 games played, Saddlers have recorded 14 wins, and Leyton Orient 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 March 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 08 Mar||Walsall||0-2||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Sep||Leyton Orient||0 - 0||Walsall||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Mar||Leyton Orient||2 - 0||Walsall||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Dec||Walsall||2 - 2||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Leyton Orient||0 - 1||Walsall||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Sep||Walsall||0 - 2||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2007/2008||Tue 29 Jan||Walsall||0 - 0||Leyton Orient||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Walsall have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.
Leyton Orient have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The O's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Banks's Stadium for the Saddlers and the Madmen are unable to see past Leyton Orient claiming victory in a close match.
|Walsall||No sequences of note|
|Leyton Orient||9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here