FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Aston Villa are ready to welcome West Bromwich Albion to Villa Park at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Villans are clearly on top, winning 58.33% of the games played between the two.

The previous match played between the two at Villa Park was within the last three years, in April 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
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
2002/2003Sat 16 NovWest Brom.0 - 0Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of West Brom. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Baggies have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Aston Villa sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 38 points from their 20 games. West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 18 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Aston Villa641111813
West Brom.6222698

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Villans to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Aston Villa Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
West Brom. Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.