FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Peterborough United fixture

Peterborough travel to take on Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough 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 with only a 20.00% success rate in the fixture.

The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Wed. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in March 1979, with Sheff. Wed. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Third Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 23 AugPeterborough0 - 1Sheff. Wed.LD2
1978/1979Tue 27 MarSheff. Wed.3 - 0PeterboroughDIV3
1978/1979Sat 19 AugPeterborough2 - 0Sheff. Wed.DIV3
1977/1978Wed 22 FebPeterborough2 - 1Sheff. Wed.DIV3
1977/1978Sat 24 SepSheff. Wed.0 - 1PeterboroughDIV3
1976/1977Sat 30 AprSheff. Wed.4 - 0PeterboroughDIV3
1976/1977Sat 27 NovPeterborough1 - 2Sheff. Wed.DIV3

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These games have seen the Owls score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Peterborough is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Posh have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Wed. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 27 matches. Peterborough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 27 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.62221188

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Owls, as the Posh have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. No sequences of note
Peterborough Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.