FM Preview: Cardiff City v West Ham United 04 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 3rd March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Cardiff City take on West Ham United in a Championship match on 4th March 2012 at 12:45.
History of the Cardiff City v West Ham United fixture
Cardiff City play host to West Ham United at Cardiff City Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 23 previous games, with the Bluebirds winning just 7.
The last time the two teams met at Cardiff City was back in November 2004, over five years ago, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 07 Aug||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2004/2005||Sun 06 Feb||West Ham Utd.||1 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2004/2005||Tue 02 Nov||Cardiff City||4-1||West Ham Utd.||Championship|
|2003/2004||Sat 28 Feb||West Ham Utd.||1 - 0||Cardiff City||League Division One|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Cardiff City||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||League Division One|
|2003/2004||Tue 23 Sep||Cardiff City||2 - 3||West Ham Utd.||League Cup|
|1980/1981||Wed 06 May||Cardiff City||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||Second Division|
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. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 9 conceded.
West Ham United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Hammers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Cardiff City's total of 53 points from their 32 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
West Ham United are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 61 points from the 32 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
|West Ham United||6||3||2||1||10||9||11|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Cardiff City are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of West Ham United will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|Cardiff City||Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|West Ham United||6 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here