FM Preview: Portsmouth v West Ham United 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v West Ham United fixture

West Ham United face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Hammers have recorded 6 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in January 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep West Ham Utd. 4 - 3 Portsmouth Championship
2009/2010 Tue 26 Jan Portsmouth 1-1 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 26 Dec West Ham Utd. 2 - 0 Portsmouth Premier League
2008/2009 Fri 26 Dec Portsmouth 1 - 4 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov West Ham Utd. 0 - 0 Portsmouth Premier League
2007/2008 Tue 08 Apr West Ham Utd. 0 - 1 Portsmouth Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 27 Oct Portsmouth 0 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Pompey, with 4 goals against.

West Ham United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Hammers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 24 matches.

West Ham United are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 47 points from the 25 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 2 2 2 5 7 8
West Ham United 6 2 1 3 4 7 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Hammers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Portsmouth. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
West Ham United Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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