FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 22 February 2008 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 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 12 JanCardiff City1 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 07 AprCardiff City1 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Cardiff City however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Bluebirds, and 3 goals against.

Sheff. Wed. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 32 points from their 31 games thus far. Cardiff City's 44 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.6123675
Cardiff City63129610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bluebirds have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Hillsborough with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Cardiff City Not won in previous 2 away matches.