FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Birmingham City 29 Sep 2012

Last updated : 28 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Birmingham City fixture

Brighton & Hove Albion prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Falmer Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, Seagulls have recorded 5 wins, and Birmingham City have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falmer Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 21 Apr Brighton & HA 1-1 Birmingham C. Championship
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Birmingham C. 0 - 0 Brighton & HA Championship
1996/1997 Wed 04 Sep Birmingham C. 2 - 0 Brighton & HA League Cup
1996/1997 Wed 21 Aug Brighton & HA 0 - 1 Birmingham C. League Cup
1994/1995 Sat 29 Apr Birmingham C. 3 - 3 Brighton & HA League Division Two
1994/1995 Sat 15 Oct Brighton & HA 0 - 1 Birmingham C. League Division Two
1988/1989 Sat 08 Apr Birmingham C. 1 - 2 Brighton & HA Second Division

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Birmingham City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Blues have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & Hove Albion are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 7 games giving them a return of 16 points.

Birmingham City are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 8 from their 7 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 5 1 0 14 3 16
Birmingham City 6 2 1 3 7 13 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Brighton & Hove Albion are not exactly setting the world alight at Falmer Stadium in recent games, we can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Birmingham City Not won in previous 8 away matches.

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