FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Leyton Orient 09 Oct 2010

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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Leyton Orient fixture

Sheff. Wed. play host to Leyton Orient at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Owls are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 2 of the 17 games.

The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Wed. was well over fifteen years ago, back in October 1991, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
1980/1981Sat 25 OctSheff. Wed.2 - 2OrientCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Leyton Orient have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Wed.'s 14 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Leyton Orient are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 9 points from their 10 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.6123675
Leyton Orient6132566

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Wed. are not exactly setting the world alight at Hillsborough at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Leyton Orient in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Leyton Orient Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.