FootyMAD's Walsall match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Walsall v Huddersfield Town fixture

Huddersfield travel to take on Walsall at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, Terriers have recorded 2 wins, and Walsall have come away with 4 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Walsall was back in November 1999, over five years ago, with Walsall running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 02 OctHuddersfield3 - 1WalsallLGE1
1999/2000Sat 11 MarHuddersfield1 - 1WalsallCHMP
1999/2000Tue 23 NovWalsall2 - 0HuddersfieldCHMP
1989/1990Sat 13 JanHuddersfield1 - 0WalsallLGE1
1989/1990Sat 26 AugWalsall2 - 3HuddersfieldLGE1
1982/1983Sat 29 JanWalsall2 - 0HuddersfieldLGE1
1982/1983Sat 11 SepHuddersfield2 - 2WalsallLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Walsall have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saddlers in those games, with 7 conceded.

In complete contrast to Walsall, Huddersfield are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Terriers have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Walsall find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 29 matches. Huddersfield see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 38 points from their 29 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Terriers, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Walsall Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Huddersfield Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.