FM Preview: Walsall v Huddersfield Town 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Walsall v Huddersfield Town fixture

Huddersfield face a trip to Walsall at Banks's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Terriers have recorded 4 wins, and Walsall have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, the Saddlers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory 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 30 OctHuddersfield1 - 0WalsallLGE1
2009/2010Tue 13 AprHuddersfield4 - 3WalsallLGE1
2009/2010Tue 29 SepWalsall2 - 1HuddersfieldLGE1
2008/2009Sat 18 AprWalsall2 - 3HuddersfieldLGE1
2008/2009Sat 06 DecHuddersfield2 - 1WalsallLGE1
2007/2008Sat 26 AprHuddersfield2 - 0WalsallLGE1
2007/2008Sat 06 OctWalsall4 - 0HuddersfieldLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Walsall have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Saddlers have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Huddersfield have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Terriers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Walsall are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 19 points from their 23 games thus far. Huddersfield are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 39 points from 24 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Terriers of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Banks's Stadium with Huddersfield coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Walsall 19 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Huddersfield Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.