FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Sheffield Wednesday 24 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Scunthorpe United v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheffield Wednesday face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 7 games played, Owls have recorded 1 wins, and Scunthorpe United have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 2 thriller, in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Sheff. Wed. 3 - 2 Scunthorpe U. League One
2010/2011 Tue 24 Aug Scunthorpe U. 4 - 2 Sheff. Wed. League Cup
2009/2010 Wed 27 Jan Scunthorpe U. 2 - 0 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Sheff. Wed. 4 - 0 Scunthorpe U. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 05 Apr Scunthorpe U. 1 - 1 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2007/2008 Tue 23 Oct Sheff. Wed. 1 - 2 Scunthorpe U. Championship
2003/2004 Tue 20 Jan Sheff. Wed. 4 - 0 Scunthorpe U. (Associate Members)

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Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Iron have scored 5, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Sheffield Wednesday's away form is none too clever either, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Owls, and 8 goals against.

Scunthorpe United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 26 matches.

Sheffield Wednesday are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 50 points from 26 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Scunthorpe United 6 1 4 1 7 8 7
Sheffield Wednesday 6 3 1 2 8 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheffield Wednesday are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Scunthorpe United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Scunthorpe United Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Sheffield Wednesday 8 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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