FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Yeovil Town 25 Jan 2011

Last updated : 24 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Yeovil Town fixture

Sheff. Wed. play host to Yeovil Town at Hillsborough on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The two sides drew on their own previous meeting.

The only previous meeting between Sheff. Wed. and Yeovil Town at was way back in the black-and-white days of January 1939, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 16 OctYeovil Town0 - 2Sheff. Wed.LGE1
1938/1939Thu 12 JanYeovil Town1 - 2Sheff. Wed.FAC
1938/1939Sat 07 JanSheff. Wed.1-1Yeovil TownFAC

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, The Owls have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 7.

In complete contrast to Sheff. Wed., Yeovil Town are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Glovers have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Wed.'s 34 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Yeovil Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 26 points from their 24 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.621312147
Yeovil Town63126510

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Yeovil Town Last drawn game 5 outings ago.