FM Preview: Peterborough United v Southampton 17 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 16th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Peterborough United and Southampton at 19:45 on 17th April 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Peterborough United v Southampton fixture
Southampton face a trip to Peterborough United at London Road on Tuesday evening,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at London Road was just last season, in February 2011, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4-4 draw in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 01 Nov||Southampton||2 - 1||Peterborough||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Feb||Peterborough||4-4||Southampton||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Southampton||4 - 1||Peterborough||League One|
|2007/2008||Mon 13 Aug||Peterborough||2 - 1||Southampton||League Cup|
|1996/1997||Wed 25 Sep||Peterborough||1 - 4||Southampton||League Cup|
|1996/1997||Wed 18 Sep||Southampton||2 - 0||Peterborough||League Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Peterborough United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Posh's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Southampton however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Saints, and 6 goals against.
Peterborough United find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 48 points from their 43 matches.
Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 82 points from the 43 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Peterborough United. Away win
|Peterborough United||11 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Southampton||7 games since last away draw.
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