West Ham Utd. face a trip to Birmingham City at St. Andrew's 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 was was two seasons ago, in December 2005, with West Ham Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Blues in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Mon 13 Feb||West Ham Utd.||3 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 05 Dec||Birmingham C.||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 11 May||Birmingham C.||2 - 2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Oct||West Ham Utd.||1 - 2||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|1999/2000||Tue 30 Nov||Birmingham C.||2 - 3||West Ham Utd.||LGEC|
|1992/1993||Sat 03 Apr||Birmingham C.||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||CHMP|
|1992/1993||Sat 28 Nov||West Ham Utd.||3 - 1||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City 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 Blues in those games, with 4 conceded.
West Ham Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Hammers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Birmingham C. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 1 points from their 2 games played so far, West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 0 points from their 1 games thus far.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||4||0||2||9||7||12|
FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Hammers to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see West Ham Utd. take away one point. Score draw
|Birmingham C.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|West Ham Utd.||8 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.