The Analyst: Shrimpers v Seagulls
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th April 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Southend United and Brighton & Hove Albion at 15:00 on Saturday, 17th April 2010 in League One.
Southend Utd. prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Shrimpers are clearly on top, having won 27 and lost only 9 of the 48 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Roots Hall was just last season, in August 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Brighton & HA||2 - 3||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Tue 10 Mar||Brighton & HA||1 - 3||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Fri 22 Aug||Southend Utd.||0-2||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Tue 08 Apr||Southend Utd.||2 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Brighton & HA||3 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Tue 19 Sep||Southend Utd.||3 - 2||Brighton & HA||LGEC|
|2000/2001||Mon 01 Jan||Brighton & HA||0 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Seagulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.
Southend Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 39 points from their 42 games thus far. Brighton & HA see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 49 points from their 42 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||2||2||2||9||7||8|
The Analyst's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Southend Utd.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Brighton & HA. Away win
|Southend Utd.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Brighton & HA||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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