FM Preview: Brentford v Walsall 23 Feb 2013

Last updated : 22 February 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brentford v Walsall fixture

Brentford prepare to entertain Walsall at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bees are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 5 of the 37 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was just last season, in January 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 01 Sep Walsall 2 - 2 Brentford League One
2012/2013 Sat 11 Aug Walsall 1 - 0 Brentford League Cup
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan Brentford 0-0 Walsall League One
2011/2012 Sat 03 Sep Walsall 0 - 1 Brentford League One
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Walsall 3 - 2 Brentford League One
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Brentford 1 - 2 Walsall League One
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Walsall 2 - 1 Brentford League One

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Recent respective form guides

Brentford have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Walsall have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Saddlers's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Brentford lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 54 points from their 31 games so far.

Walsall's 48 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brentford 6 1 3 2 8 13 6
Walsall 6 4 1 1 12 7 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Brentford are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brentford Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Walsall 7 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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