FM Preview: Exeter City v Sheffield Wednesday 18 Dec 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th December 2010
The game between Exeter City and Sheffield Wednesday in the League One on Saturday, 18th December 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Sheff. Wed. travel to take on Exeter City at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the The Owls.
The last time the two teams met at Exeter City was way back in the black-and-white days of April 1980, the Grecians carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Third Division match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1979/1980||Sat 26 Apr||Exeter City||1 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||LGE1|
|1979/1980||Sat 08 Dec||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 1||Exeter City||LGE1|
|1978/1979||Sat 24 Mar||Exeter City||2 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||LGE1|
|1978/1979||Tue 24 Oct||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 1||Exeter City||LGE1|
|1977/1978||Tue 17 Jan||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 1||Exeter City||LGE1|
|1977/1978||Wed 12 Oct||Exeter City||2 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||LGE1|
|1968/1969||Wed 04 Sep||Exeter City||3 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Exeter City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Grecians in those games, with 8 conceded.
Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the The Owls, and 7 goals against.
Exeter City see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 26 points from their 19 games played so far, Sheff. Wed. are holding the final promotion place in the Npower League One, and have accumulated 33 points from the 20 games they have played so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheff. Wed. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Exeter City. Away win
|Exeter City||5 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Sheff. Wed.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.