FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Walsall v Charlton Athletic fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugCharlton Ath.2 - 0WalsallLGE1
2001/2002Sat 26 JanCharlton Ath.1 - 2WalsallFAC
1999/2000Tue 07 MarWalsall2-4Charlton Ath.CHMP
1999/2000Sat 06 NovCharlton Ath.2 - 1WalsallCHMP
1987/1988Tue 06 OctWalsall2 - 0Charlton Ath.LGEC
1987/1988Wed 23 SepCharlton Ath.3 - 0WalsallLGEC
1986/1987Sat 10 JanCharlton Ath.1 - 2WalsallFAC

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.