FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at St. Marys on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 37 games played, Saints have recorded 17 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in February 2006, with Southampton running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 23 DecSheff. Wed.3 - 3SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 FebSouthampton3-0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 13 AugSheff. Wed.0 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2000/2001Sat 27 JanSouthampton3 - 1Sheff. Wed.FAC
1999/2000Sat 12 FebSheff. Wed.0 - 1SouthamptonPREM
1999/2000Sat 28 AugSouthampton2 - 0Sheff. Wed.PREM
1998/1999Sat 20 MarSouthampton1 - 0Sheff. Wed.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 6 conceded.

Sheff. Wed.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Owls, and 14 goals against.

Southampton's total of 49 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Sheff. Wed.'s 40 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Southampton may be coming up against a decent side in Sheff. Wed., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saints. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Sheff. Wed. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.