FM Preview: AFC Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion 30 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the AFC Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & Hove Albion pack their bags to visit AFC Bournemouth at Dean Court at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 50 games played, Seagulls have recorded 10 wins, and AFC Bournemouth have come away with 24 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Dean Court was within the last three years, in January 2011, the Cherries carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Bournemouth 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
2010/2011 Sat 09 Oct Brighton & HA 1 - 1 Bournemouth League One
2007/2008 Tue 01 Jan Brighton & HA 3 - 2 Bournemouth League One
2007/2008 Tue 02 Oct Bournemouth 0 - 2 Brighton & HA League One
2006/2007 Mon 01 Jan Bournemouth 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
2006/2007 Tue 12 Sep Brighton & HA 2 - 2 Bournemouth League One
2003/2004 Sat 21 Feb Brighton & HA 3 - 0 Bournemouth League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

AFC Bournemouth are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Cherries's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Brighton & Hove Albion have an average recent record on the road, remaining unbeaten in the last six, though five of those have been draws. The Seagulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 3 against.

AFC Bournemouth find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 16 matches.

Brighton & Hove Albion's 24 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
AFC Bournemouth 6 1 3 2 8 9 6
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 2 3 1 9 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Seagulls has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to AFC Bournemouth. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
AFC Bournemouth Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Brighton & Hove Albion Undefeated in last 7 away games.
6 games since last defeat.

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