FootyMAD's Crystal Palace match preview

Last updated : 30 October 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Crystal Palace fixture

Sheff. Wed. prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at Hillsborough on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Owls are clearly on top, having won 13 and lost only 3 of the 22 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Hillsborough was less than a year ago, in February 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 11 FebSheff. Wed.0-0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Tue 27 SepCrystal Palace2 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 22 FebCrystal Palace0 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2002/2003Wed 25 SepSheff. Wed.0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2001/2002Sat 02 FebSheff. Wed.1 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP
2001/2002Wed 10 OctSheff. Wed.2 - 2Crystal PalaceLGEC
2001/2002Sat 29 SepCrystal Palace4 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Owls have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Wed. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 14 matches. Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.62138127
Crystal Palace6123475

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Sheff. Wed. only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. 4 games since last home draw.
Crystal Palace Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.