FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Sheffield Wednesday 22 Jan 2011

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History of the Leyton Orient v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Wed. travel to take on Leyton Orient at Matchroom Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, The Owls have recorded 5 wins, and Leyton Orient have come away with 6 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Leyton Orient was well over fifteen years ago, back in September 1991, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 09 OctSheff. Wed.1 - 0Leyton OrientLGE1
1991/1992Wed 09 OctSheff. Wed.4 - 1Leyton OrientLGEC
1991/1992Tue 24 SepLeyton Orient0 - 0Sheff. Wed.LGEC
1985/1986Sat 25 JanSheff. Wed.5 - 0OrientFAC
1981/1982Sat 27 MarSheff. Wed.2 - 0OrientCHMP
1981/1982Sat 07 NovOrient3 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
1980/1981Sat 28 MarOrient2 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, O's have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 9.

Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The The Owls's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Leyton Orient find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 22 matches. Sheff. Wed.'s 34 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leyton Orient6411161113
Sheff. Wed.621313127

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the O's, as the The Owls have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leyton Orient Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Sheff. Wed. 15 games since last away draw.