FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 17 October 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Watford fixture

Watford pack their bags to visit Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Hornets have recorded 5 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 9 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Hillsborough was within the last three years, in March 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 29 MarSheff. Wed.2 - 2WatfordCHMP
2002/2003Sat 26 OctWatford1 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 16 FebSheff. Wed.2 - 1WatfordCHMP
2001/2002Wed 19 DecSheff. Wed.4 - 0WatfordLGEC
2001/2002Sat 13 OctWatford3 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 03 FebSheff. Wed.2 - 3WatfordCHMP
2000/2001Tue 07 NovWatford1 - 3Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Owls's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Watford 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 Hornets, and 7 goals against.

Sheff. Wed. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 11 points from their 12 games thus far. Watford lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 19 from their 13 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.61239135

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hornets's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Sheff. Wed., believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. 6 games since last home draw.
Watford Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.