FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 04 December 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Huddersfield Town fixture

Huddersfield face a trip to Leeds United at Elland Road at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 36 games played, Terriers have recorded 10 wins, and Leeds Utd. have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2008, with Huddersfield inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Whites in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 14 FebHuddersfield1 - 0Leeds Utd.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 15 NovLeeds Utd.1 - 2HuddersfieldLGE1
2007/2008Tue 15 AprHuddersfield1 - 0Leeds Utd.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 08 DecLeeds Utd.4 - 0HuddersfieldLGE1
2004/2005Tue 24 AugLeeds Utd.1 - 0HuddersfieldLGEC
1987/1988Sat 19 DecLeeds Utd.3 - 0HuddersfieldCHMP
1987/1988Tue 15 SepHuddersfield0 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Whites, with 3 goals against.

Huddersfield have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Terriers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Leeds Utd. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 18 games giving them a return of 45 points. Huddersfield's total of 31 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.651012216

FootyMad's prediction ...

Huddersfield have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Leeds Utd. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Huddersfield 5 games since last away draw.