FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview

Last updated : 30 March 2007
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History of the Fulham v Portsmouth fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Portsmouth at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 24 previous games, with the Cottagers winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was less than a year ago, in April 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 11 NovPortsmouth1 - 1FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 01 AprFulham1-3PortsmouthPREM
2005/2006Sat 31 DecPortsmouth1 - 0FulhamPREM
2004/2005Sun 03 AprFulham3 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2004/2005Mon 30 AugPortsmouth4 - 3FulhamPREM
2003/2004Sat 01 MayPortsmouth1 - 1FulhamPREM
2003/2004Mon 24 NovFulham2 - 0PortsmouthPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Cottagers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Pompey have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 30 matches. Portsmouth's 42 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Fulham61235105
Portsmouth6123275

FootyMad's prediction ...

Fulham are not exactly setting the world alight at Craven Cottage at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Portsmouth in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Portsmouth Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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