FM Preview: Bradford City v Burton Albion 22 Jan 2011

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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. Of the two previous meetings, the Bantams have won one and drawn one.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Coral Windows Stadium was just last season, in September 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctBurton Albion3 - 0Bradford CityLGE2
2009/2010Sat 10 AprBurton Albion1 - 1Bradford CityLGE2
2009/2010Sat 12 SepBradford City1-1Burton AlbionLGE2
1995/1996Sat 11 NovBradford City4 - 3Burton AlbionFAC

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bantams in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Burton Albion is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Brewers have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 30 points from their 25 games played so far, Burton Albion are currently lying in 20th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 25 from their 21 matches played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City62045116
Burton Albion631210710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Bantams's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Burton Albion. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Burton Albion 5 games since last away draw.