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History of the West Bromwich Albion v Norwich City fixture

Norwich City face a trip to West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Canaries have recorded 5 wins, and West Brom. have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2006, with Norwich City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Baggies in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Mon 09 AprNorwich City1 - 2West Brom.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 11 NovWest Brom.0 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 05 FebNorwich City3 - 2West Brom.PREM
2004/2005Sat 16 OctWest Brom.0 - 0Norwich CityPREM
2003/2004Tue 02 MarNorwich City0 - 0West Brom.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 18 OctWest Brom.1 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2001/2002Sun 10 FebWest Brom.1 - 0Norwich CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the The Baggies, with 7 goals against.

In complete contrast to West Brom., Norwich City are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Canaries have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

West Brom.'s total of 20 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Norwich City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 8 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Brom.621314137
Norwich City6015281

FootyMad's prediction ...

Canaries are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against West Brom.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
West Brom. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Norwich City Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.