FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 17 January 2010 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 Monday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, winning 50.91% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in October 2008, the Magpies carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 AugWest Brom.1 - 1Newcastle Utd.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 07 FebWest Brom.2 - 3Newcastle Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Magpies have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.

West Brom.'s away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the The Baggies pummel 13 goals, and let in 4.

Newcastle Utd. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 24 games giving them a return of 51 points. West Brom. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 45 points from 24 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.62409410
West Brom.631210810

FootyMad's prediction ...

Newcastle Utd. are starting to turn St. James' Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Unbeaten in the last 14 home games.
Unbeaten run of 13 matches.
West Brom. Undefeated in last 7 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.