FM Preview: Bradford City v Burton Albion 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bradford City v Burton Albion fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Burton Albion at Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. 2 of the 3 contests have been draws however, with the other 1 won by Bantams.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Coral Windows Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Burton Albion 2 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Tue 19 Apr Bradford City 1-1 Burton Albion League Two
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Burton Albion 3 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Burton Albion 1 - 1 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Bradford City 1 - 1 Burton Albion League Two
1995/1996 Sat 11 Nov Bradford City 4 - 3 Burton Albion F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Bantams in those games, with 8 conceded.

Burton Albion have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Brewers have hit 10 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City are currently lying in 19th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 26 from their 25 matches played.

Burton Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 40 from their 26 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bradford City 6 3 1 2 11 10 10
Burton Albion 6 1 2 3 7 11 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Bantams, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bradford City Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Burton Albion Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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