FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 14 April 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain West Bromwich Albion at Highbury on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, having won 33 and lost only 11 of the 58 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highbury was just last season, in November 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 15 OctWest Brom.2 - 1ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Mon 02 MayWest Brom.0 - 2ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Sat 20 NovArsenal1-1West Brom.PREM
2003/2004Tue 16 DecWest Brom.0 - 2ArsenalLGEC
2002/2003Thu 26 DecWest Brom.1 - 2ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Tue 27 AugArsenal5 - 2West Brom.PREM
1985/1986Sat 26 AprArsenal2 - 2West Brom.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, During these games, Gunners have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

In complete contrast to Arsenal, West Brom. are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Baggies have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arsenal find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 54 points they have accumulated from 33 games. West Brom. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 28 points from their 33 games thus far.

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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 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
West Brom. Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 8 most recent games.