FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal 06 Apr 2013

Last updated : 05 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 25 of the 60 previous games, with the hosts winning just 22.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Hawthorns was less than a year ago, in May 2012, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Baggies in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Dec Arsenal 2 - 0 West Brom. Premier League
2011/2012 Sun 13 May West Brom. 2-3 Arsenal Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Arsenal 3 - 0 West Brom. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar West Brom. 2 - 2 Arsenal Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Arsenal 2 - 3 West Brom. Premier League
2009/2010 Tue 22 Sep Arsenal 2 - 0 West Brom. League Cup
2008/2009 Tue 03 Mar West Brom. 1 - 3 Arsenal Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Baggies's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Arsenal however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Gunners, and 6 goals against.

West Bromwich Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 44 points from their 31 games so far.

Arsenal's total of 53 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Bromwich Albion 6 3 1 2 7 6 10
Arsenal 6 5 0 1 10 3 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Gunners have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from The Hawthorns with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Bromwich Albion 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arsenal 3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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