FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 15 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Walsall v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Walsall prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Banks's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, Saddlers have recorded 19 wins, and Brighton & HA have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Banks's Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Walsall running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 AugBrighton & HA0 - 1WalsallLGE1
2008/2009Tue 17 MarWalsall3-0Brighton & HALGE1
2008/2009Sat 20 SepBrighton & HA0 - 1WalsallLGE1
2007/2008Tue 11 MarWalsall1 - 2Brighton & HALGE1
2007/2008Tue 06 NovBrighton & HA1 - 1WalsallLGE1
2002/2003Sat 01 FebWalsall1 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Mon 26 AugBrighton & HA0 - 2WalsallCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Walsall have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Saddlers in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Seagulls, and 9 goals against.

Walsall's 31 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Brighton & HA are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 24 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Saddlers, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Walsall Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Brighton & HA 7 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.