West Bromwich Albion match preview

History of the West Bromwich Albion v Norwich City fixture

Norwich 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 18 games played, Canaries have recorded 4 wins, and West Brom have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in February 2002, the Baggies carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sun 10 FebWest Brom1 - 0NorwichLD1
2001/2002Fri 19 OctNorwich2 - 0West BromLD1
2000/2001Tue 06 MarNorwich0 - 1West BromLD1
2000/2001Sat 14 OctWest Brom2 - 3NorwichLD1
1999/2000Sat 04 DecNorwich2 - 1West BromLD1
1999/2000Sat 07 AugWest Brom1 - 1NorwichLD1
1998/1999Sat 16 JanNorwich1 - 1West BromLD1

Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Baggies have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.

In complete contrast to West Brom, Norwich are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Canaries have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

West Brom are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 25 points from 12 games. Norwich's total of 22 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Baggies, as the Canaries have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
West BromWon 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
NorwichPrevious 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.