West Brom. pack their bags to visit Aston Villa at Villa Park at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Baggies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The previous match played between the two at Villa Park was within the last three years, in April 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 21 Sep||West Brom.||1 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 09 Apr||Aston Villa||0 - 0||West Brom.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 02 Jan||West Brom.||1 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 10 Apr||Aston Villa||1 - 1||West Brom.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 22 Aug||West Brom.||1 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Dec||Aston Villa||2 - 1||West Brom.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 16 Nov||West Brom.||0 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of West Brom. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Baggies have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Aston Villa sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 38 points from their 20 games. West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 18 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Villans, as the The Baggies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Aston Villa||Unbeaten run of 4 matches.|
|West Brom.||Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.