FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Middlesbrough 17 Apr 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th April 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between West Bromwich Albion and Middlesbrough at 17:15 on Saturday, 17th April 2010 in the Championship.
History of the West Bromwich Albion v Middlesbrough fixture
West Brom. prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at The Hawthorns at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Baggies are clearly on top, having won 24 and lost only 10 of the 44 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Hawthorns was just last season, in January 2009, with West Brom. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Middlesbrough||0 - 5||West Brom.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||West Brom.||3-0||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Middlesbrough||0 - 1||West Brom.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Tue 27 Feb||West Brom.||1 - 1||Middlesbrough||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Feb||Middlesbrough||2 - 2||West Brom.||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sun 26 Feb||West Brom.||0 - 2||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 27 Nov||Middlesbrough||2 - 2||West Brom.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the The Baggies, with 5 goals against.
In complete contrast to West Brom., Middlesbrough are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
West Brom. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 86 points from the 43 games they have played so far. Middlesbrough lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 61 from their 43 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
West Brom. may be coming up against a decent side in Middlesbrough, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Baggies. Home Win
|West Brom.||Won 6 successive home games.
13 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
|Middlesbrough||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
9 games since last defeat.
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