FM Preview: Stoke City v West Ham United 02 Mar 2013

Last updated : 01 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Stoke City v West Ham United fixture

West Ham United face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hammers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was was two seasons ago, in March 2011, the Potters carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Mon 19 Nov West Ham Utd. 1 - 1 Stoke City Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 13 Mar Stoke City 2-1 West Ham Utd. F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar West Ham Utd. 3 - 0 Stoke City Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 27 Oct West Ham Utd. 3 - 1 Stoke City League Cup
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Stoke City 1 - 1 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 27 Mar West Ham Utd. 0 - 1 Stoke City Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Stoke City 2 - 1 West Ham Utd. Premier League

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Stoke City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Potters's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of West Ham United is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Hammers have conceded 15 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Stoke City's 33 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

West Ham United see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 30 points from their 26 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stoke City 6 1 1 4 5 9 4
West Ham United 6 1 1 4 5 12 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for West Ham United on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Stoke City. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stoke City Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
West Ham United Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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