FM Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion 08 May 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 7th May 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Bromwich Albion at 12:00 on 8th May 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion fixture
West Bromwich Albion pack their bags to visit Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 79 games played, The Baggies have recorded 26 wins, and Wolverhampton Wanderers have come away with 35 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Molineux was more than three years back, in April 2008, with West Bromwich Albion inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Wolves in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 20 Feb||West Brom.||1 - 1||Wolves||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Tue 15 Apr||Wolves||0-1||West Brom.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sun 25 Nov||West Brom.||0 - 0||Wolves||Championship|
|2006/2007||Wed 16 May||West Brom.||1 - 0||Wolves||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2006/2007||Sun 13 May||Wolves||2 - 3||West Brom.||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2006/2007||Sun 11 Mar||Wolves||1 - 0||West Brom.||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sun 28 Jan||Wolves||0 - 3||West Brom.||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Wolverhampton Wanderers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
West Bromwich Albion have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Baggies's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 34 points from their 35 games thus far.
West Bromwich Albion see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 43 points from their 35 games played so far,
Current overall team form
|West Bromwich Albion||6||3||2||1||12||11||11|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the The Baggies out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Wolverhampton Wanderers. Away win
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|West Bromwich Albion||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here