FootyMAD's Leyton Orient match preview

Last updated : 13 February 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leyton Orient v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & HA travel to take on 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 last time the two teams met at Leyton Orient was back in March 2001, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepBrighton & HA4 - 1Leyton OrientLGE1
2000/2001Sat 03 MarLeyton Orient0 - 2Brighton & HALGE2
2000/2001Sat 30 SepBrighton & HA2 - 0Leyton OrientLGE2
1999/2000Sat 15 JanBrighton & HA0 - 1Leyton OrientLGE2
1999/2000Sat 14 AugLeyton Orient1 - 2Brighton & HALGE2
1998/1999Sat 27 FebBrighton & HA1 - 2Leyton OrientLGE2
1998/1999Sat 14 NovLeyton Orient4 - 2Brighton & HAFAC

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Brighton & HA is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Seagulls have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Leyton Orient are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 34 points from their 31 games thus far. Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 31 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leyton Orient62229108
Brighton & HA6123145

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the O's, as the Seagulls have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leyton Orient Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Brighton & HA Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.