FM Preview: Walsall v Brentford 03 Sep 2011

Last updated : 02 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Walsall v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Walsall at Banks's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 33 games played, Bees have recorded 10 wins, and Walsall have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, as the Saddlers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Brentford 1 - 0 Walsall F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Brentford 1 - 1 Walsall League One
2005/2006 Sat 04 Feb Brentford 5 - 0 Walsall League One
2005/2006 Tue 27 Sep Walsall 0 - 0 Brentford League One

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Recent respective form guides

Walsall have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Brentford have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Bees's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Walsall's 8 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Brentford lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 9 from their 5 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Walsall 6 2 2 2 8 9 8
Brentford 6 2 1 3 10 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Brentford on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Walsall. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Walsall Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Brentford No win in the 2 most recent games.

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