FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 06 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 28 OctNewcastle Utd.2 - 1West Brom.PREM
2005/2006Sat 22 AprNewcastle Utd.3 - 0West Brom.PREM
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

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Brom.622210128
Newcastle Utd.6033493

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

Sequence statistics:
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.