FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview

Last updated : 18 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Portsmouth v Newcastle United fixture

Newcastle Utd. face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Magpies have recorded 11 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 11 DecNewcastle Utd.1 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2003/2004Sun 29 FebPortsmouth1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 25 OctNewcastle Utd.3 - 0PortsmouthPREM
1992/1993Tue 09 FebPortsmouth2 - 0Newcastle Utd.CHMP
1992/1993Sat 12 SepNewcastle Utd.3 - 1PortsmouthCHMP
1991/1992Sat 25 AprNewcastle Utd.1 - 0PortsmouthCHMP
1991/1992Sat 05 OctPortsmouth3 - 1Newcastle Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Magpies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Portsmouth are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 29 matches. Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 37 points from their 28 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.660013318

FootyMad's prediction ...

Newcastle Utd. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Portsmouth5 games since last home draw.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Newcastle Utd.Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 8 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.