FootyMAD's Wolverhampton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 06 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal travel to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 50 games played, Gunners have recorded 18 wins, and Wolves have come away with 20 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Wolves was back in January 1999, over five years ago, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Wolves in a F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Fri 26 DecArsenal3 - 0WolvesPREM
2003/2004Tue 02 DecArsenal5 - 1WolvesLC
1998/1999Sun 24 JanWolves1 - 2ArsenalFAC
1997/1998Sun 05 AprArsenal1 - 0WolvesFAC
1983/1984Sat 24 MarArsenal4 - 1WolvesDIV1
1983/1984Mon 29 AugWolves1 - 2ArsenalDIV1
1981/1982Sat 03 AprWolves1 - 1ArsenalDIV1

Recent respective form guides

Wolverhampton Wanderers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Wolves in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, 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 4 goals against.

Wolves are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclaycard Premiership with a return of just 20 points from their 23 games thus far. Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 55 points from the 23 games played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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 Molineux with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Wolves Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Arsenal Last drawn game 7 outings ago.