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:|
|2009/2010||Sat 08 Aug||Brighton & HA||0 - 1||Walsall||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Tue 17 Mar||Walsall||3-0||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Brighton & HA||0 - 1||Walsall||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Tue 11 Mar||Walsall||1 - 2||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Tue 06 Nov||Brighton & HA||1 - 1||Walsall||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Walsall||1 - 0||Brighton & HA||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Mon 26 Aug||Brighton & HA||0 - 2||Walsall||CHMP|
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.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||3||1||2||9||6||10|
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
|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.