FootyMAD's Walsall match preview

Last updated : 04 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Walsall fixture

Norwich City play host to Walsall at Carrow Road on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 17 wins out of 24 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was back in April 2004, over five years ago, with Norwich City annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 17 AprNorwich City5-0WalsallCHMP
2003/2004Sat 01 NovWalsall1 - 3Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 19 AprWalsall0 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 21 DecNorwich City2 - 1WalsallCHMP
2001/2002Tue 01 JanNorwich City1 - 1WalsallCHMP
2001/2002Tue 09 OctWalsall2 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
1999/2000Sat 05 FebNorwich City1 - 1WalsallCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Canaries have scored 10, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

Walsall have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Saddlers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Norwich City's 7 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Walsall find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City631211910

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Canaries's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Walsall. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Walsall Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.