FM Preview: Portsmouth v Birmingham City 20 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Birmingham City fixture

Portsmouth are ready to welcome Birmingham City to Fratton Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 45 games played, Pompey have recorded 17 wins, and Birmingham City have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was within the last three years, in March 2010, with Birmingham City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Pompey in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 07 Feb Birmingham C. 1 - 0 Portsmouth Championship
2009/2010 Tue 09 Mar Portsmouth 1-2 Birmingham C. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 06 Mar Portsmouth 2 - 0 Birmingham C. F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Wed 19 Aug Birmingham C. 1 - 0 Portsmouth Premier League
2007/2008 Wed 12 Mar Portsmouth 4 - 2 Birmingham C. Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 24 Nov Birmingham C. 0 - 2 Portsmouth Premier League
2005/2006 Sat 21 Jan Birmingham C. 5 - 0 Portsmouth Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Birmingham City's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Those games have seen the Blues pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.

Portsmouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 36 games have yielded only 27 points.

Birmingham City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 59 points from 36 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 0 2 4 1 8 2
Birmingham City 6 1 2 3 8 10 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Pompey at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Blues come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Birmingham City Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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