FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Southampton 25 Sep 2010

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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Southampton fixture

Sheff. Wed. prepare to entertain Southampton at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Owls are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 5 of the 40 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Hillsborough was just last season, in April 2009, with Sheff. Wed. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 18 AprSheff. Wed.2-0SouthamptonCHMP
2008/2009Sat 06 DecSouthampton1 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 04 DecSouthampton0 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 10 NovSheff. Wed.5 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
2006/2007Wed 31 JanSouthampton2 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 23 DecSheff. Wed.3 - 3SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 FebSouthampton3 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Owls in those games, with 4 conceded.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Saints, and 7 goals against.

Sheff. Wed.'s 10 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 5 points from their 7 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.620411106

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Wed. may be coming up against a decent side in Southampton, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Owls. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Southampton Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.