FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 06 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 5 of the 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was just last season, in March 2006, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 25 NovSheff. Wed.0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Bluebirds, with 4 goals against.

Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 63 points from their 40 games so far. Sheff. Wed.'s 56 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6213887
Sheff. Wed.633011712

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bluebirds are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City 8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sheff. Wed. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
8 games since last defeat.