FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 28 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Selhurst Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, Eagles have recorded 11 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in November 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 21 FebSheff. Wed.2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2008/2009Sat 01 NovCrystal Palace1-1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 22 MarSheff. Wed.2 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 DecCrystal Palace2 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 31 MarCrystal Palace1 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Tue 31 OctSheff. Wed.3 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 11 FebSheff. Wed.0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Eagles have scored 4, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The The Owls's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 11 points from their 8 games played so far, Sheff. Wed.'s 12 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6213397
Sheff. Wed.621310117

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Crystal Palace only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Sheff. Wed. 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.