FM Preview: Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion 11 Dec 2010

Last updated : 10 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Aston Villa prepare to entertain West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Villans are clearly on top, having won 43 and lost only 18 of the 73 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was two seasons ago, in January 2009, the Villans carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 10 JanAston Villa2-1West Brom.PREM
2008/2009Sun 21 SepWest Brom.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2005/2006Sun 09 AprAston Villa0 - 0West Brom.PREM
2005/2006Mon 02 JanWest Brom.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Sun 10 AprAston Villa1 - 1West Brom.PREM
2004/2005Sun 22 AugWest Brom.1 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2002/2003Sat 14 DecAston Villa2 - 1West Brom.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

West Brom. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Baggies, and 9 goals against.

Aston Villa are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 16 matches. West Brom. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 22 from their 16 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Aston Villa61148154
West Brom.6213997

FootyMad's prediction ...

Aston Villa are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aston Villa Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
West Brom. 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.