FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 05 November 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Southampton v West Bromwich Albion fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 01 MarSouthampton1-0West Brom.PREM
2002/2003Sat 14 SepWest Brom.1 - 0SouthamptonPREM
1985/1986Sat 29 MarWest Brom.1 - 0SouthamptonPREM
1985/1986Wed 01 JanSouthampton3 - 1West Brom.PREM
1984/1985Sat 02 MarSouthampton4 - 3West Brom.PREM
1984/1985Sat 27 OctWest Brom.0 - 0SouthamptonPREM
1983/1984Mon 14 MayWest Brom.0 - 2SouthamptonPREM

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.