FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 19 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v West Ham United fixture

Newcastle Utd. are ready to welcome West Ham United to St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 32 and lost only 8 of the 56 games.

The previous match played between the two at St. James' Park was within the last three years, in August 2002, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 11 JanWest Ham Utd.2 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2002/2003Mon 19 AugNewcastle Utd.4-0West Ham Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sat 27 AprNewcastle Utd.3 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sun 23 SepWest Ham Utd.3 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2000/2001Mon 16 AprNewcastle Utd.2 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2000/2001Sat 28 OctWest Ham Utd.1 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
1999/2000Wed 12 AprWest Ham Utd.2 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

The away form of West Ham Utd. however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Hammers, and 8 goals against.

Newcastle Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 0 points from their 1 games thus far. West Ham Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 3 points from their 1 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.6132466
West Ham Utd.641111613

FootyMad's prediction ...

Newcastle Utd. are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with West Ham Utd. running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
West Ham Utd. 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.