FootyMAD's Wolverhampton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 31 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Wolverhampton Wanderers fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Wolverhampton Wanderers at Ninian Park at tea-time on Saturday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 9 of the 24 previous games, with the Bluebirds winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in February 2008, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 22 AprWolves3 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 16 FebCardiff City2-0WolvesFAC
2007/2008Wed 24 OctCardiff City2 - 3WolvesCHMP
2006/2007Sat 20 JanWolves1 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 30 SepCardiff City4 - 0WolvesCHMP
2005/2006Sat 11 MarWolves2 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 27 AugCardiff City2 - 2WolvesCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Wolves have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 25 points from 14 games. Wolves are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 14 games giving them a return of 31 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City642010414

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bluebirds are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Wolves 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.