FootyMAD's Walsall match preview

Last updated : 05 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Walsall fixture

Brighton & HA play host to Walsall at Withdean Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Seagulls are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 8 of the 39 games.

The last time the two teams met at Brighton & HA was back in August 2002, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 01 FebWalsall1 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Mon 26 AugBrighton & HA0-2WalsallCHMP
1997/1998Tue 06 JanWalsall5 - 0Brighton & HAASSM
1995/1996Sat 04 MayWalsall2 - 1Brighton & HALGE1
1995/1996Tue 28 NovWalsall1 - 2Brighton & HAASSM
1995/1996Sat 18 NovBrighton & HA0 - 3WalsallLGE1
1992/1993Mon 18 JanBrighton & HA4 - 2WalsallASSM

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Saddlers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Saddlers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Brighton & HA lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 23 points from their 14 games so far. Walsall see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 19 points from their 14 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Seagulls's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Walsall. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Walsall Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.