FootyMAD's Wolverhampton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 12 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers fixture

Stoke City prepare to entertain Wolverhampton Wanderers at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 67 games played, Potters have recorded 33 wins, and Wolves have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was just last season, in September 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 23 SepWolves2 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 07 MarWolves0 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 24 SepStoke City1-3WolvesCHMP
2004/2005Sat 19 MarWolves1 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
2004/2005Sun 08 AugStoke City2 - 1WolvesCHMP
2002/2003Tue 18 MarWolves0 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 19 OctStoke City0 - 2WolvesCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Stoke City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Potters, with 3 goals against.

The Wolves have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Wolves's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Stoke City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 43 points from their 26 games so far. Wolves's 42 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Stoke City may be coming up against a decent side in Wolves, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Potters. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Stoke City 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Wolves 5 games since last away draw.