FM Preview: Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday 10 Apr 2010

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Last updated : 09 April 2010
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History of the Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Wed. travel to take on Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Owls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 27 and win only 9 of the 47 games.

The last time the two teams met at Middlesbrough was more than a decade ago, in March 2000, the Boro carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 15 SepSheff. Wed.1 - 3MiddlesbroughCHMP
1999/2000Sat 25 MarMiddlesbrough1 - 0Sheff. Wed.PREM
1999/2000Sun 26 DecSheff. Wed.1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
1998/1999Sat 27 FebSheff. Wed.3 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
1998/1999Sat 03 OctMiddlesbrough4 - 0Sheff. Wed.PREM
1996/1997Sat 01 MarSheff. Wed.3 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
1996/1997Sat 18 JanMiddlesbrough4 - 2Sheff. Wed.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Boro in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of Sheff. Wed. is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the The Owls have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Middlesbrough lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 58 points from their 42 games so far. Sheff. Wed. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 45 points from their 42 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.6141667

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Owls are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Middlesbrough. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Sheff. Wed. Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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