Southampton prepare to entertain West Bromwich Albion at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, winning 18 and drawing 10 of the 31 games played.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in March 2003, the Saints carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Mar||Southampton||1-0||West Brom.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Sep||West Brom.||1 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|1985/1986||Sat 29 Mar||West Brom.||1 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|1985/1986||Wed 01 Jan||Southampton||3 - 1||West Brom.||PREM|
|1984/1985||Sat 02 Mar||Southampton||4 - 3||West Brom.||PREM|
|1984/1985||Sat 27 Oct||West Brom.||0 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|1983/1984||Mon 14 May||West Brom.||0 - 2||Southampton||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of West Brom. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Baggies have hit 4 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 7 points from their 11 games thus far. West Brom. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 11 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton are not exactly setting the world alight at St. Marys at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past West Brom. in this game. Home Win
|Southampton||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|West Brom.||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.