Sheff. Wed. travel to take on Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. While the majority of previous matches have ended up drawn, a win has yet to be registered by The Owls.
The last time the two teams met at Hartlepool U. was back in April 2005, over five years ago, with Hartlepool U. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 28 Aug||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LGEC|
|2004/2005||Sun 29 May||Sheff. Wed.||4 - 2||Hartlepool U.||D2PO|
|2004/2005||Fri 15 Apr||Hartlepool U.||3 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 20 Nov||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Fri 10 Oct||Hartlepool U.||1 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Wed 13 Aug||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 2||Hartlepool U.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Hartlepool United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Pools in those games, with 7 conceded.
The away form of Sheff. Wed. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Owls have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hartlepool U. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 5 points from their 3 games so far. Sheff. Wed. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 7 points from 3 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheff. Wed. are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Victoria Park with a well-deserved point. Score draw
|Hartlepool U.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
|Sheff. Wed.||Not won in previous 12 away matches.|