Walsall play host to Charlton Athletic at Banks's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 6 of the 12 previous games, with the Saddlers winning just 4.
The last time the two teams met at Walsall was back in March 2000, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 22 Aug||Charlton Ath.||2 - 0||Walsall||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 26 Jan||Charlton Ath.||1 - 2||Walsall||FAC|
|1999/2000||Tue 07 Mar||Walsall||2-4||Charlton Ath.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 06 Nov||Charlton Ath.||2 - 1||Walsall||CHMP|
|1987/1988||Tue 06 Oct||Walsall||2 - 0||Charlton Ath.||LGEC|
|1987/1988||Wed 23 Sep||Charlton Ath.||3 - 0||Walsall||LGEC|
|1986/1987||Sat 10 Jan||Charlton Ath.||1 - 2||Walsall||FAC|
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.
Charlton Ath. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Addicks's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Walsall's 31 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Charlton Ath. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 48 points from the 24 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Saddlers go into their game against Charlton Ath. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Walsall||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Charlton Ath.||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.