FootyMAD's Wolverhampton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 19 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux at lunchtime on Saturday, 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 less than a year ago, in March 2006, with Wolves running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 30 SepCardiff City4 - 0WolvesCHMP
2005/2006Sat 11 MarWolves2 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 27 AugCardiff City2 - 2WolvesCHMP
2004/2005Sun 26 DecCardiff City1 - 1WolvesCHMP
2004/2005Sat 25 SepWolves2 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
1988/1989Tue 04 AprCardiff City1 - 1WolvesLGE1
1988/1989Tue 10 JanWolves2 - 0Cardiff CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Wolverhampton Wanderers losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

The away form of Cardiff City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Bluebirds have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Wolves's 43 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 43 from their 28 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6042274

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Wolves, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Wolves Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Cardiff City Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 13 most recent games.