FM Preview: Swindon Town v Sheffield Wednesday 04 Dec 2010

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History of the Swindon Town v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Wed. travel to take on Swindon Town at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Owls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Swindon Town was back in November 2004, over five years ago, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 08 JanSheff. Wed.2 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2004/2005Sat 13 NovSwindon Town4 - 1Sheff. Wed.FAC
2004/2005Wed 27 OctSwindon Town3 - 2Sheff. Wed.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 10 JanSheff. Wed.1 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2003/2004Sat 09 AugSwindon Town2 - 3Sheff. Wed.LGE1
1993/1994Mon 04 AprSwindon Town0 - 1Sheff. Wed.PREM
1993/1994Wed 29 DecSheff. Wed.3 - 3Swindon TownPREM

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

The The Owls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the The Owls pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.

Swindon Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 18 matches. Sheff. Wed. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 30 points from 18 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town62311179
Sheff. Wed.650117715

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Owls have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from County Ground with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Swindon Town Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sheff. Wed. 11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.