Newcastle Utd. pack their bags to visit West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 55 games played, Magpies have recorded 12 wins, and West Brom. have come away with 26 victories.
The previous match played between the two at The Hawthorns was more than three years back, in October 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 28 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||West Brom.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||West Brom.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 30 Oct||West Brom.||0 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||West Brom.||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||West Brom.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 29 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||West Brom.||LGEC|
|2002/2003||Sun 11 May||West Brom.||2 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 24 games have yielded only 22 points. Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 24 points from their 24 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Baggies, as the Magpies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|West Brom.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Newcastle Utd.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 8 most recent games.