FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Charlton Athletic 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Charlton Athletic fixture

Charlton Ath. face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Addicks will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 4 of the 21 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in January 2009, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 0Sheff. Wed.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 17 JanSheff. Wed.4 - 1Charlton Ath.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 27 SepCharlton Ath.1 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 12 FebSheff. Wed.0 - 0Charlton Ath.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 25 AugCharlton Ath.3 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 07 JanSheff. Wed.2 - 4Charlton Ath.FAC
1998/1999Sun 16 MayCharlton Ath.0 - 1Sheff. Wed.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, The Owls have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 7.

Charlton Ath. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Addicks, and 10 goals against.

Sheff. Wed. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 33 points from their 22 games so far. Charlton Ath.'s total of 34 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League One.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.620412136
Charlton Ath.60336123

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Addicks, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Won 5 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
Charlton Ath. Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.