FootyMAD's Millwall match preview

Last updated : 15 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Millwall v Southampton fixture

Southampton pack their bags to visit Millwall at The Den on Saturday afternoon,

The previous match played between the two at The Den was more than three years back, in September 2006, where Southampton annihilated the Saints 0 - 4 in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 AugSouthampton1 - 1MillwallLGE1
2006/2007Tue 19 SepMillwall0 - 4SouthamptonLGEC
2005/2006Mon 17 AprSouthampton2 - 0MillwallCHMP
2005/2006Sat 22 OctMillwall0 - 2SouthamptonCHMP
2002/2003Wed 05 FebMillwall1 - 2SouthamptonFAC
2002/2003Sat 25 JanSouthampton1 - 1MillwallFAC
1989/1990Sat 02 DecMillwall2 - 2SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Millwall have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Lions in those games, with 6 conceded.

Southampton's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Saints, and 5 goals against.

Millwall lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 36 points from their 24 games so far. Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 28 points from their 24 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Saints, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Millwall Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southampton Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.