FM Preview: West Ham United v Birmingham City 06 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 5th February 2011
The game between West Ham United and Birmingham City in the Premier League on Sunday, 6th February 2011 at 13:30 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
West Ham Utd. prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Boleyn Ground on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 45 games played, Hammers have recorded 20 wins, and Birmingham C. have come away with 14 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was earlier this season, the Hammers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Wed 26 Jan||Birmingham C.||3 - 1||West Ham Utd.||LGEC|
|2010/2011||Tue 11 Jan||West Ham Utd.||2-1||Birmingham C.||LGEC|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Birmingham C.||2 - 2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Wed 10 Feb||West Ham Utd.||2 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Birmingham C.||1 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 09 Feb||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 7 conceded.
Birmingham C. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Blues have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 24 points from their 25 games thus far. Birmingham C. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 23 matches.
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||3||1||2||11||12||10|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Hammers are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw
|West Ham Utd.||6 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Birmingham C.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.