FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Portsmouth v Wolverhampton Wanderers fixture

Wolves face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, Wolves have recorded 12 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2003, the Pompey carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 30 AugWolves0 - 0PortsmouthPREM
2002/2003Sat 15 MarPortsmouth1 - 0WolvesLD1
2002/2003Wed 06 NovWolves1 - 1PortsmouthLD1
2001/2002Thu 17 JanPortsmouth2 - 3WolvesLD1
2001/2002Sat 11 AugWolves2 - 2PortsmouthLD1
2000/2001Sat 13 JanWolves1 - 1PortsmouthLD1
2000/2001Mon 28 AugPortsmouth3 - 1WolvesLD1

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Pompey in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Wolves is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Wolves have hit 6 goals, 19 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Portsmouth are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 22 matches. Wolves are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclaycard Premiership with a return of just 19 points from their 22 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Portsmouth Won 4 successive home games.
24 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Wolves Not won in previous 13 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.