FM Preview: Southampton v Brighton & Hove Albion 23 Nov 2010

Last updated : 22 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at St. Marys on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 12 wins out of 17 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in November 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Thu 01 AprBrighton & HA2 - 2SouthamptonLGE1
2009/2010Sun 15 NovSouthampton1-3Brighton & HALGE1
2005/2006Sat 08 AprBrighton & HA0 - 2SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Mon 02 JanSouthampton2 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
2001/2002Tue 11 SepBrighton & HA0 - 3SouthamptonLGEC
1985/1986Sat 08 MarBrighton & HA0 - 2SouthamptonFAC
1982/1983Tue 05 AprSouthampton0 - 0Brighton & HAPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Saints have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 2.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Those games have seen the Seagulls pummel 13 goals, and let in 6.

Southampton's total of 27 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League One. Brighton & HA are leading the way in the Npower League One, with their 17 games giving them a return of 35 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Saints 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:
Southampton Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Brighton & HA Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.