FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Southampton fixture

Brentford play host to Southampton at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Bees have recorded 8 wins, and Southampton have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Brentford was just over four years ago, in March 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugSouthampton1 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2004/2005Tue 01 MarBrentford1-3SouthamptonFAC
2004/2005Sat 19 FebSouthampton2 - 2BrentfordFAC
1997/1998Tue 30 SepBrentford0 - 2SouthamptonLGEC
1997/1998Wed 17 SepSouthampton3 - 1BrentfordLGEC
1959/1960Sat 02 JanSouthampton2 - 0BrentfordLGE1
1959/1960Sat 29 AugBrentford2 - 2SouthamptonLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Brentford are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 4 conceded.

Southampton's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Saints, and 8 goals against.

Brentford's 30 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 28 points from their 24 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Bees, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Brentford Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Southampton Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.