FM Preview: Brentford v Portsmouth 13 Apr 2013

Last updated : 12 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brentford v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth travel to take on Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Pompey have recorded 2 wins, and Brentford have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Brentford was amazingly over twenty years ago, in September 1992, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 06 Nov Portsmouth 0 - 1 Brentford League One
1992/1993 Sat 23 Jan Portsmouth 1 - 0 Brentford League Division One
1992/1993 Tue 01 Sep Brentford 4-1 Portsmouth League Division One
1982/1983 Fri 01 Apr Brentford 1 - 1 Portsmouth Third Division
1982/1983 Mon 27 Dec Portsmouth 2 - 1 Brentford Third Division
1981/1982 Sat 06 Feb Brentford 2 - 2 Portsmouth Third Division
1981/1982 Sat 12 Sep Portsmouth 2 - 2 Brentford Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Brentford are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 2 conceded.

Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Brentford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 74 points from 42 games.

Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 39 points from their 43 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brentford 6 4 1 1 8 5 13
Portsmouth 6 2 3 1 5 3 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Pompey are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Brentford. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brentford Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Portsmouth Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.

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