FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 16 October 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Birmingham City fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 39 and drawing 20 of the 64 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was two seasons ago, in January 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 23 FebBirmingham C.2 - 2ArsenalPREM
2007/2008Sat 12 JanArsenal1-1Birmingham C.PREM
2005/2006Sat 04 FebBirmingham C.0 - 2ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Sun 02 OctArsenal1 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
2004/2005Sun 15 MayBirmingham C.2 - 1ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Sat 04 DecArsenal3 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
2003/2004Sat 01 MayArsenal0 - 0Birmingham C.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 21 goals, and conceded 4.

Birmingham C. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Blues have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arsenal's total of 15 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Birmingham C. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 7 points from their 8 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Arsenal fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Gunners. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Won 7 successive home games.
17 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Birmingham C. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.