FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Peterborough United 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Peterborough United fixture

Peterborough face a trip to Brighton & Hove Albion at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Posh will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 10 and win only 4 of the 18 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in February 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 2 - 4 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:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctPeterborough0 - 3Brighton & HALGE1
2008/2009Tue 10 FebBrighton & HA2 - 4PeterboroughLGE1
2008/2009Tue 21 OctPeterborough0 - 0Brighton & HALGE1
2003/2004Sat 17 AprBrighton & HA1 - 0PeterboroughLGE1
2003/2004Sat 01 NovPeterborough2 - 2Brighton & HALGE1
2001/2002Sat 06 AprPeterborough0 - 1Brighton & HALGE1
2001/2002Wed 21 NovBrighton & HA1 - 1PeterboroughLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Seagulls, with 5 goals against.

Peterborough have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Posh have hit 10 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & HA are leading the way in the Npower League One, with their 22 games giving them a return of 43 points. Peterborough's total of 36 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League One.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Peterborough on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Posh. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Peterborough Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.