FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Brighton & Hove Albion 01 Feb 2011

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History of the Leyton Orient v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & HA face a trip to Leyton Orient at Matchroom Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Seagulls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2010/2011Sat 01 JanBrighton & HA5 - 0Leyton OrientLGE1
2010/2011Wed 01 SepBrighton & HA0 - 2Leyton OrientASSM
2009/2010Sat 06 FebLeyton Orient1 - 1Brighton & HALGE1
2009/2010Sat 26 DecBrighton & HA0 - 0Leyton OrientLGE1
2009/2010Tue 06 OctLeyton Orient1 - 0Brighton & HAASSM
2008/2009Sat 07 MarLeyton Orient2 - 1Brighton & HALGE1
2008/2009Tue 07 OctBrighton & HA2 - 2Leyton OrientASSM

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, O's have rattled up an impressive 23 goals, and conceded 10.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Seagulls, and 4 goals against.

Leyton Orient find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 24 matches. Brighton & HA are leading the way in the Npower League One, with their 25 games giving them a return of 49 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leyton Orient642014614
Brighton & HA650111415

FootyMad's prediction ...

Brighton & HA are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Leyton Orient. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leyton Orient Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Brighton & HA 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.