FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 24 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 5 of the 25 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 04 MarCardiff City1 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2005/2006Wed 09 NovSheff. Wed.1 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
1983/1984Sat 12 MayCardiff City0 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
1983/1984Sat 17 DecSheff. Wed.5 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
1981/1982Sat 27 FebCardiff City0 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
1981/1982Sat 10 OctSheff. Wed.2 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
1980/1981Wed 04 MarCardiff City0 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Owls in those games, with 9 conceded.

The Bluebirds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Sheff. Wed. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 18 matches. Cardiff City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 18 games giving them a return of 36 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.6411131013
Cardiff City6213687

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Sheff. Wed.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Won 4 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Cardiff City 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.