FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Leyton Orient 09 Oct 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 8th October 2010
The game between Sheffield Wednesday and Leyton Orient in the League One on Saturday, 9th October 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1991/1992||Wed 09 Oct||Sheff. Wed.||4-1||Leyton Orient||LGEC|
|1991/1992||Tue 24 Sep||Leyton Orient||0 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||LGEC|
|1985/1986||Sat 25 Jan||Sheff. Wed.||5 - 0||Orient||FAC|
|1981/1982||Sat 27 Mar||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 0||Orient||CHMP|
|1981/1982||Sat 07 Nov||Orient||3 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|1980/1981||Sat 28 Mar||Orient||2 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|1980/1981||Sat 25 Oct||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 2||Orient||CHMP|
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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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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
|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.