Brighton & HA pack their bags to visit Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 49 games played, Seagulls have recorded 10 wins, and Bournemouth have come away with 23 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Dean Court was more than three years back, in October 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Oct||Brighton & HA||1 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Brighton & HA||3 - 2||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Tue 02 Oct||Bournemouth||0 - 2||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Bournemouth||1 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Tue 12 Sep||Brighton & HA||2 - 2||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 21 Feb||Brighton & HA||3 - 0||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 18 Oct||Bournemouth||1 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Bournemouth have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Cherries have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 5.
Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Seagulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.
Bournemouth are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 40 points from 25 games. Brighton & HA are leading the way in the Npower League One, with their 23 games giving them a return of 46 points.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||4||1||1||15||6||13|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Brighton & HA only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Dean Court will be a good result. Score draw
|Bournemouth||12 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Brighton & HA||4 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.