FM Preview: Southampton v Walsall 07 May 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 6th May 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Southampton take on Walsall in a League One match on 7th May 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Southampton v Walsall fixture
Southampton prepare to entertain Walsall at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Saints.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in February 2010, with Southampton annihilating their visitors 5-1 in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 01 Mar||Walsall||1 - 0||Southampton||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Feb||Southampton||5-1||Walsall||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Dec||Walsall||1 - 3||Southampton||League One|
|1962/1963||Sat 13 Apr||Southampton||2 - 0||Walsall||Second Division|
|1962/1963||Sat 24 Nov||Walsall||1 - 1||Southampton||Second Division|
|1961/1962||Tue 19 Sep||Walsall||0 - 2||Southampton||Second Division|
|1961/1962||Wed 06 Sep||Southampton||1 - 1||Walsall||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Southampton could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Saints have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.
In complete contrast to Southampton, Walsall are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Saddlers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the Npower League One, and have accumulated 89 points from the 45 games they have played so far.
Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 48 points from 45 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Saints's form is quite poor at the moment, but we see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win
|Southampton||Won 8 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Walsall||Not won in previous 6 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here