FootyMAD's Oldham Athletic match preview

Last updated : 27 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Oldham Athletic fixture

Brighton & HA are ready to welcome Oldham Athletic to Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 21 games played, Seagulls have recorded 10 wins, and Oldham Ath. have come away with 6 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Withdean Stadium was more than three years back, in January 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 DecOldham Ath.1 - 1Brighton & HALGE1
2003/2004Sat 10 JanBrighton & HA0-0Oldham Ath.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 09 AugOldham Ath.1 - 3Brighton & HALGE1
2001/2002Sat 09 FebOldham Ath.2 - 0Brighton & HALGE1
2001/2002Sat 20 OctBrighton & HA3 - 0Oldham Ath.LGE1
1990/1991Sat 02 MarBrighton & HA1 - 2Oldham Ath.CHMP
1990/1991Sat 01 DecOldham Ath.6 - 1Brighton & HACHMP

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Seagulls have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Oldham Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Latics have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 52 points from their 44 matches. Oldham Ath.'s total of 69 points from their 44 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA6114474
Oldham Ath.6132686

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Withdean Stadium for the Seagulls and the Madmen are unable to see past Oldham Ath. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Oldham Ath. Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.