Birmingham C. are ready to welcome West Ham United to St. Andrew's on Monday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 10 of the 41 games.
The previous match played between the two at St. Andrew's was within the last three years, in May 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sun 11 May||Birmingham C.||2-2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Oct||West Ham Utd.||1 - 2||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|1999/2000||Tue 30 Nov||Birmingham C.||2 - 3||West Ham Utd.||LGEC|
|1992/1993||Sat 03 Apr||Birmingham C.||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||CHMP|
|1992/1993||Sat 28 Nov||West Ham Utd.||3 - 1||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
|1989/1990||Wed 04 Oct||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||LGEC|
|1989/1990||Tue 19 Sep||Birmingham C.||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Blues have scored 4, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
West Ham Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Hammers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Birmingham C. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 9 points from their 13 games thus far. West Ham Utd.'s 19 points from 13 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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||2||1||3||5||7||7|
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at St. Andrew's for the Blues and the Madmen are unable to see past West Ham Utd. claiming victory in a close match.
|Birmingham C.||4 games since last home draw.|
|West Ham Utd.||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.