FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview

Last updated : 19 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Portsmouth v Charlton Athletic fixture

Charlton Ath. face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, with Charlton Ath. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Pompey in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepCharlton Ath.0 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2005/2006Mon 17 AprCharlton Ath.2 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2005/2006Sat 22 OctPortsmouth1 - 2Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Sat 09 AprPortsmouth4 - 2Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Sat 21 AugCharlton Ath.2 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2003/2004Sat 10 AprCharlton Ath.1 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2003/2004Sat 04 OctPortsmouth1 - 2Charlton Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Pompey in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Portsmouth, Charlton Ath. are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Addicks have conceded 17 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Portsmouth find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 37 points they have accumulated from 23 games. Charlton Ath. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 16 points from their 23 games thus far.

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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 Pompey, as the Addicks have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Portsmouth Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Charlton Ath. Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 24 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.