Reading pack their bags to visit West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 11 out of 16 times.
The previous match played between the two at The Hawthorns was more than three years back, in January 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 17 Jan||Reading||3 - 2||West Brom.||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 07 Jan||West Brom.||1 - 1||Reading||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 May||Reading||1 - 0||West Brom.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 22 Nov||West Brom.||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Fri 26 Dec||Reading||2 - 1||West Brom.||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sun 07 Sep||West Brom.||1 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Thu 26 Dec||Reading||2 - 2||West Brom.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Baggies in those games, with 7 conceded.
Reading have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Royals's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
West Brom. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 21 points from the 11 games they have played so far. Reading are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 11 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why West Brom. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|West Brom.||6 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Reading||4 games since last away draw.|