FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday 14 Sep 2012

Last updated : 13 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Brighton & Hove Albion prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Falmer Stadium on Friday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 4 of the 10 previous games, with the Seagulls winning just 3.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falmer Stadium was just last season, in April 2011, with Brighton & Hove Albion running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Brighton & HA 2-0 Sheff. Wed. League One
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
2005/2006 Mon 17 Apr Brighton & HA 0 - 2 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2005/2006 Mon 24 Oct Sheff. Wed. 1 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship
2003/2004 Sat 27 Mar Sheff. Wed. 2 - 1 Brighton & HA League Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 20 Sep Brighton & HA 2 - 0 Sheff. Wed. League Division Two
2002/2003 Mon 21 Apr Brighton & HA 1 - 1 Sheff. Wed. League Division One

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 lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Sheffield Wednesday however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Owls, and 5 goals against.

Brighton & Hove Albion are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 7 points from 4 games.

Sheffield Wednesday's total of 7 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 2 2 2 8 6 8
Sheffield Wednesday 6 4 1 1 14 10 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Brighton & Hove Albion's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Sheffield Wednesday Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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