FM Preview: Cardiff City v Brighton & Hove Albion 19 Feb 2013

Last updated : 18 February 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 12 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was just last season, in August 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 21 Aug Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2011/2012 Wed 07 Mar Brighton & HA 2 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2011/2012 Wed 17 Aug Cardiff City 1-3 Brighton & HA Championship
2007/2008 Tue 14 Aug Cardiff City 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League Cup
2005/2006 Tue 22 Nov Cardiff City 1 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship
2005/2006 Sat 15 Oct Brighton & HA 1 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2004/2005 Sat 12 Feb Cardiff City 2 - 0 Brighton & HA Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Bluebirds score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Brighton & Hove Albion have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Seagulls's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 31 games giving them a return of 67 points.

Brighton & Hove Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 46 from their 31 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 3 2 1 6 4 11
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 1 3 2 8 10 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City may be coming up against a decent side in Brighton & Hove Albion, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bluebirds. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cardiff City Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Brighton & Hove Albion Not won in previous 3 away matches.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here