FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 25 September 2009 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 17 and win only 5 of the 28 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2009, the The Owls carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 03 MaySheff. Wed.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 20 DecCardiff City2 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 23 FebSheff. Wed.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Owls in those games, with 6 conceded.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Sheff. Wed. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 9 points from their 8 games played so far, Cardiff City's total of 13 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.621311107
Cardiff City6204476

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Cardiff City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Hillsborough will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Cardiff City 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.