FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Birmingham City fixture

Sheff. Wed. are ready to welcome Birmingham City to Hillsborough at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Owls are clearly on top, winning 57.50% of the games played between the two.

The previous match played between the two at Hillsborough was within the last three years, in December 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 25 OctBirmingham C.3 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 28 AprBirmingham C.2 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 16 DecSheff. Wed.0-3Birmingham C.CHMP
2001/2002Wed 26 DecSheff. Wed.0 - 1Birmingham C.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 08 SepBirmingham C.2 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 24 MarBirmingham C.1 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2000/2001Tue 12 DecBirmingham C.2 - 0Sheff. Wed.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Owls in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Wed. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 38 points from their 29 games played so far, Birmingham C. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 55 points from 29 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.6123895
Birmingham C.6222358

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Owls go into their game against Birmingham C. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. No sequences of note
Birmingham C. 5 games since last away draw.