FootyMAD's Peterborough United match preview

History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Peterborough United fixture

Sheff. Wed. play host to Peterborough United at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Owls are clearly on top, with a 60.00% success rate in the fixture.

The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Wed. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in March 1979, with Sheff. Wed. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Third Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 23 AugPeterborough0 - 1Sheff. Wed.LD2
1978/1979Tue 27 MarSheff. Wed.3-0PeterboroughDIV3
1978/1979Sat 19 AugPeterborough2 - 0Sheff. Wed.DIV3
1977/1978Wed 22 FebPeterborough2 - 1Sheff. Wed.DIV3
1977/1978Sat 24 SepSheff. Wed.0 - 1PeterboroughDIV3
1976/1977Sat 30 AprSheff. Wed.4 - 0PeterboroughDIV3
1976/1977Sat 27 NovPeterborough1 - 2Sheff. Wed.DIV3

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These games have seen the Owls score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Peterborough is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Posh have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Wed. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 27 matches. Peterborough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 27 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.62221188
Peterborough6123675

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Wed. are not exactly setting the world alight at Hillsborough at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Peterborough in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. No sequences of note
Peterborough Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.