FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th April 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Portsmouth and West Bromwich Albion at 15:00 on Saturday, 11th April 2009 in the Premier League.
West Brom. pack their bags to visit Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 17 of the 38 previous games, with the hosts winning just 12.
The previous match played between the two at Fratton Park was more than three years back, in December 2005, the Pompey carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 07 Dec||West Brom.||1 - 1||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||West Brom.||0 - 1||Portsmouth||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Portsmouth||1 - 0||West Brom.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||West Brom.||2 - 1||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 15 May||West Brom.||2 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Dec||Portsmouth||3 - 2||West Brom.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||West Brom.||5 - 0||Portsmouth||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Pompey's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
West Brom.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Baggies have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Portsmouth are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 30 matches. West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 31 games have yielded only 24 points.
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 ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pompey, as the The Baggies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Portsmouth||7 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|West Brom.||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
No win in the 11 most recent games.