FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 25 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Bromwich Albion v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 5 of the 22 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 12 MarWest Brom.1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 DecCrystal Palace1 - 1West Brom.CHMP
2006/2007Wed 14 MarWest Brom.2 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Tue 17 OctCrystal Palace0 - 2West Brom.CHMP
2004/2005Tue 01 FebWest Brom.2 - 2Crystal PalacePREM
2004/2005Sat 23 OctCrystal Palace3 - 0West Brom.PREM
2003/2004Sat 27 MarWest Brom.2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Baggies in those games, with 8 conceded.

In complete contrast to West Brom., Crystal Palace are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

West Brom. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 8 games giving them a return of 20 points. Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 8 points from their 7 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Brom.641117913
Crystal Palace62135107

FootyMad's prediction ...

Eagles are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against West Brom.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
West Brom. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Crystal Palace No sequences of note