FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th March 2009
The game between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday, 21st March 2009 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Blackburn R. prepare to entertain West Ham United at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, winning 59.18% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in December 2007, with West Ham Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rovers in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||West Ham Utd.||4 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Mar||West Ham Utd.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 09 Dec||Blackburn R.||0-1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Mar||Blackburn R.||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 29 Oct||West Ham Utd.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 28 Jan||West Ham Utd.||4 - 2||Blackburn R.||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Blackburn R.||3 - 2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
West Ham Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Blackburn R. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 29 matches. West Ham Utd.'s 40 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||2||2||2||4||5||8|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Blackburn R. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Blackburn R.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
|West Ham Utd.||4 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.