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Last updated : 14 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bournemouth v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Wed. face a trip to Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the The Owls.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, the Cherries carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 18 SepSheff. Wed.0 - 1BournemouthLGE1
2003/2004Wed 17 MarSheff. Wed.0 - 2BournemouthLGE1
2003/2004Tue 16 SepBournemouth1 - 0Sheff. Wed.LGE1
1973/1974Mon 29 OctSheff. Wed.2 - 1BournemouthLC
1973/1974Mon 15 OctSheff. Wed.2 - 2BournemouthLC
1973/1974Wed 10 OctBournemouth0 - 0Sheff. Wed.LC
1969/1970Tue 09 SepBournemouth&B1 - 0Sheff. Wed.LC

Recent respective form guides

Bournemouth are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Cherries in those games, with 7 conceded.

Sheff. Wed.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the The Owls pummel 15 goals, and let in 6.

Bournemouth lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 42 points from their 25 games so far. Sheff. Wed. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 46 points from 27 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.651016316

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Wed. are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Bournemouth. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bournemouth Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Sheff. Wed. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
7 games since last defeat.