Reading prepare to entertain Walsall at Madjeski Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. It couldn't be much closer,Royals having the edge 13 games to 10.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madjeski Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Reading||0-0||Walsall||LD1|
|2002/2003||Tue 14 Jan||Reading||1 - 1||Walsall||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Walsall||0 - 0||Reading||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 31 Aug||Walsall||0 - 2||Reading||LD1|
|2000/2001||Sun 27 May||Reading||2 - 3||Walsall||D2P|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Apr||Reading||2 - 2||Walsall||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 04 Nov||Walsall||2 - 1||Reading||LD2|
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 goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The away form of Walsall is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Saddlers have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Reading's 21 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Walsall are currently lying in 19th place in Nationwide League Division One having mustered a points tally of 13 from their 13 matches played.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading are not exactly setting the world alight at Madjeski Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Walsall in this game. Home Win
|Reading||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Walsall||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.