FM Preview: Reading v West Bromwich Albion 12 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Reading v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Reading are ready to welcome West Bromwich Albion to Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Royals have recorded 7 wins, and West Bromwich Albion have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was within the last three years, in January 2011, the Royals carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep West Brom. 1 - 0 Reading Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 08 Jan Reading 1-0 West Brom. F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 27 Mar Reading 1 - 1 West Brom. Championship
2009/2010 Wed 24 Feb West Brom. 2 - 3 Reading F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Reading 2 - 2 West Brom. F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct West Brom. 3 - 1 Reading Championship
2005/2006 Tue 17 Jan Reading 3 - 2 West Brom. F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Reading are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Royals's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

West Bromwich Albion have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Baggies have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 13 points from their 21 games thus far.

West Bromwich Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 33 from their 21 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Reading 6 2 1 3 7 10 7
West Bromwich Albion 6 2 2 2 6 7 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Reading's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against West Bromwich Albion. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Reading Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
West Bromwich Albion Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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