FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 19 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v West Ham United fixture

West Ham Utd. face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park 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 lose 32 and win only 8 of the 57 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 17 SepWest Ham Utd.0 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 17 DecWest Ham Utd.2 - 4Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 20 AugNewcastle Utd.0 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 11 JanWest Ham Utd.2 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2002/2003Mon 19 AugNewcastle Utd.4 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sat 27 AprNewcastle Utd.3 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sun 23 SepWest Ham Utd.3 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Magpies's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of West Ham Utd. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Hammers have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 0 in reply.

Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 29 points from their 23 games played so far, West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 19 points from their 23 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.61239165
West Ham Utd.61237125

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Hammers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
West Ham Utd. Not won in previous 14 away matches.