FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 21 April 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain West Bromwich Albion at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 53 games played, Magpies have recorded 26 wins, and West Brom. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in September 2004, with Newcastle Utd. running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 30 OctWest Brom.0 - 3Newcastle Utd.PREM
2004/2005Mon 03 JanWest Brom.0 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sat 25 SepNewcastle Utd.3-1West Brom.PREM
2003/2004Wed 29 OctNewcastle Utd.1 - 2West Brom.LGEC
2002/2003Sun 11 MayWest Brom.2 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 05 OctNewcastle Utd.2 - 1West Brom.PREM
1990/1991Sat 04 MayWest Brom.1 - 1Newcastle Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Newcastle Utd., West Brom. are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Baggies have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle Utd.'s 51 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. West Brom. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 29 points from their 35 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.640213812
West Brom.6024392

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Newcastle Utd. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Magpies. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
West Brom. Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 10 most recent games.