FM Preview: West Ham United v Stoke City 19 Nov 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 18th November 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as West Ham United take on Stoke City in a Premier League match on 19th November 2012 at 20:00.
History of the West Ham United v Stoke City fixture
Stoke City face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Monday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Potters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 7 of the 39 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was was two seasons ago, in March 2011, with West Ham United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 13 Mar||Stoke City||2 - 1||West Ham Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Mar||West Ham Utd.||3-0||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Wed 27 Oct||West Ham Utd.||3 - 1||Stoke City||League Cup|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Stoke City||1 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Stoke City||2 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Stoke City||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The away form of Stoke City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Potters have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Ham United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 18 points from their 11 games so far.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 12 points from their 11 games played so far,
Current overall team form
|West Ham United||6||3||1||2||9||7||10|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Hammers, as the Potters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|West Ham United||No sequences of note|
|Stoke City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 14 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here