West Brom. prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Baggies are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 10 of the 43 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Hawthorns was two seasons ago, in February 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in an F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|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|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Middlesbrough||4 - 0||West Brom.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 14 Nov||West Brom.||1 - 2||Middlesbrough||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Middlesbrough have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Boro have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 21 games have yielded only 18 points. Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 21 matches.
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 ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that The Baggies's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Middlesbrough. Home Win
|West Brom.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
|Middlesbrough||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.