FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 18th January 2008
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as West Bromwich Albion take on Cardiff City in a Championship match on Saturday, 19th January 2008 at 15:00.
Cardiff City face a trip to West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 2 - 4 winners in a League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 25 Sep||West Brom.||2 - 4||Cardiff City||LGEC|
|2006/2007||Tue 20 Feb||West Brom.||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 08 Aug||Cardiff City||1 - 1||West Brom.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||West Brom.||2 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 25 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 1||West Brom.||CHMP|
|1974/1975||Sat 19 Apr||West Brom.||2 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1974/1975||Sat 12 Oct||Cardiff City||0 - 2||West Brom.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the The Baggies, with 9 goals against.
The Bluebirds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Bluebirds, and 3 goals against.
West Brom. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 27 games giving them a return of 50 points. Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 39 from their 27 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Bluebirds to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Cardiff City take away one point. Score draw
|West Brom.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Cardiff City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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