FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Ham United v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 36 games played, Cottagers have recorded 10 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in February 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 17 SepFulham1 - 2West Ham Utd.PREM
2003/2004Tue 24 FebWest Ham Utd.0 - 3FulhamFAC
2003/2004Sat 14 FebFulham0 - 0West Ham Utd.FAC
2002/2003Thu 26 DecWest Ham Utd.1 - 1FulhamPREM
2002/2003Wed 23 OctFulham0 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2001/2002Mon 01 AprFulham0 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sat 03 NovWest Ham Utd.0 - 2FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Hammers have scored 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Cottagers have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

West Ham Utd.'s 29 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 26 points from their 22 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Ham Utd.62136107

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Fulham Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.