FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 7th December 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between West Bromwich Albion and Cardiff City at 19:45 on Tuesday, 8th December 2009 in the Championship.
Cardiff City face a trip to West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Tuesday evening, 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 was two seasons ago, in January 2008, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 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:|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Apr||Cardiff City||0 - 0||West Brom.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||West Brom.||3 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Baggies, with 5 goals against.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
West Brom. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 38 points from the 19 games they have played so far. Cardiff City's total of 30 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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 ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Baggies, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|West Brom.||10 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Cardiff City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.