Wolves Match Preview

Last updated : 24 April 2004 By Brian Cartlidge

History of the Birmingham City v Wolverhampton Wanderers fixture

Blues welcome Wolverhampton Wanderers to St Andrews at lunchtime on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two on home soil. Of the 58 games played, Blues have recorded 21 wins, and Wolves have come away with 19 victories.

The previous match played between the two at St. Andrew's was within the last three years, in March 2002, when the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 08 NovWolves1 - 1Birmingham CityPREM
2001/2002Sat 09 MarBirmingham City2-2WolvesLD1
2001/2002Sun 16 DecWolves2 - 1Birmingham CityLD1
2000/2001Sun 01 AprBirmingham City0 - 1WolvesLD1
2000/2001Sun 17 DecWolves0 - 1Birmingham CityLD1
1999/2000Sat 01 AprBirmingham City1 - 0WolvesLD1
1999/2000Fri 17 DecWolves2 - 1Birmingham CityLD1

Recent respective form guides

Blues have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 10 goals have been scored in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Wolves is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Wolves have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blues' 47 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Wolves find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 34 games have yielded only 28 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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STB Prediction ...

This game won't be as easy as what some think, but I think that Blues' reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Wolves. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Birmingham City8 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
WolvesNot won in previous 19 away matches.

Ref Watch

Wirral official Mike Dean is the man in the middle at St Andrew's .. click here

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