FM Preview: Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough 05 Mar 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 4th March 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Huddersfield Town and Middlesbrough at 19:45 on 5th March 2013 in the Championship.
History of the Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough fixture
Middlesbrough travel to take on Huddersfield Town at Kirklees Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Boro will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 22 and win only 10 of the 41 games.
The last time the two teams met at Huddersfield Town was well over fifteen years ago, back in December 1997, with Middlesbrough inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Terriers in a League Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Tue 27 Nov||Middlesbrough||3 - 0||Huddersfield||Championship|
|1997/1998||Fri 26 Dec||Huddersfield||0-1||Middlesbrough||League Division One|
|1997/1998||Tue 28 Oct||Middlesbrough||3 - 0||Huddersfield||League Division One|
|1996/1997||Wed 23 Oct||Middlesbrough||5 - 1||Huddersfield||League Cup|
|1987/1988||Sat 12 Mar||Middlesbrough||2 - 0||Huddersfield||Second Division|
|1987/1988||Sat 10 Oct||Huddersfield||1 - 4||Middlesbrough||Second Division|
|1985/1986||Sat 29 Mar||Huddersfield||0 - 3||Middlesbrough||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Huddersfield Town remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 3 to 2.
The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Boro have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Huddersfield Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 34 matches.
Middlesbrough lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 54 from their 35 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Middlesbrough on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Huddersfield Town. No-score draw
|Huddersfield Town||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Middlesbrough||Not won in previous 7 away matches.
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