FM Preview: Walsall v Oldham Athletic 02 Feb 2013

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Last updated : 01 February 2013

Footymad preview History of the Walsall v Oldham Athletic fixture

Walsall prepare to entertain Oldham Athletic at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bescot Stadium was just last season, in September 2011, with Oldham Athletic 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
2012/2013 Tue 21 Aug Oldham Ath. 1 - 1 Walsall League One
2011/2012 Tue 14 Feb Oldham Ath. 2 - 1 Walsall League One
2011/2012 Tue 13 Sep Walsall 0-1 Oldham Ath. League One
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Oldham Ath. 1 - 1 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Tue 25 Jan Walsall 1 - 1 Oldham Ath. League One
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Oldham Ath. 1 - 0 Walsall League One
2009/2010 Tue 24 Nov Walsall 3 - 0 Oldham Ath. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Walsall are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Saddlers in those games, with 4 conceded.

Oldham Athletic have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Latics's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Walsall's 41 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Oldham Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 29 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Walsall 6 4 0 2 10 6 12
Oldham Athletic 6 2 1 3 9 11 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Walsall may be coming up against a decent side in Oldham Athletic, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saddlers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Walsall Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Oldham Athletic Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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Walsall Match Reports

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Walsall 2 - 3 AFC Wimbledon

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