Brentford face a trip to Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Bees have won 13 of the 44 games compared to the host's 21 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2002, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in an League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Tue 10 Sep||Bournemouth||3 - 3||Brentford||LC|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Feb||Brentford||1 - 0||Bournemouth||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Oct||Bournemouth||0 - 2||Brentford||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 03 Mar||Bournemouth||2 - 0||Brentford||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 30 Sep||Brentford||3 - 2||Bournemouth||LD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 18 Mar||Brentford||0 - 2||Bournemouth||LD2|
|1999/2000||Tue 23 Nov||Bournemouth||4 - 1||Brentford||LD2|
Recent respective form guides
Bournemouth have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Cherries in those games, with 8 conceded.
In complete contrast to Bournemouth, Brentford are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bees have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bournemouth's 28 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Brentford find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 19 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cherries, as the Bees have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Bournemouth||5 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Brentford||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.