FootyMAD's Brentford match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Southampton fixture

Southampton travel to take on Brentford at Griffin Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Saints have recorded 5 wins, and Brentford have come away with 8 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Brentford was just over four years ago, in March 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugSouthampton1 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2004/2005Tue 01 MarBrentford1 - 3SouthamptonFAC
2004/2005Sat 19 FebSouthampton2 - 2BrentfordFAC
1997/1998Tue 30 SepBrentford0 - 2SouthamptonLGEC
1997/1998Wed 17 SepSouthampton3 - 1BrentfordLGEC
1959/1960Sat 02 JanSouthampton2 - 0BrentfordLGE1
1959/1960Sat 29 AugBrentford2 - 2SouthamptonLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Brentford have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Bees score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

The Saints 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. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Brentford's 33 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 29 points from their 25 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Saints could well see them head back from Griffin Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
BrentfordLatest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southampton5 games since last defeat.