FM Preview: Bradford City v Cheltenham Town 20 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bradford City v Cheltenham Town fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Cheltenham Town at Valley Parade on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Valley Parade was less than a year ago, in November 2011, with Cheltenham Town inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Bantams in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 28 Apr Cheltenham T. 3 - 1 Bradford City League Two
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Bradford City 0-1 Cheltenham T. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 28 Dec Cheltenham T. 4 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Bradford City 3 - 1 Cheltenham T. League Two
2009/2010 Sat 02 Jan Bradford City 1 - 1 Cheltenham T. League Two
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Cheltenham T. 4 - 5 Bradford City League Two
2006/2007 Sat 30 Dec Bradford City 2 - 2 Cheltenham T. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Bantams, with 6 goals against.

Cheltenham Town's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Bradford City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 18 points from their 12 games so far.

Cheltenham Town are holding the final promotion place in the npower League Two, and have accumulated 22 points from the 12 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bradford City 6 1 3 2 7 8 6
Cheltenham Town 6 3 2 1 9 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bradford City are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Cheltenham Town will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bradford City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Cheltenham Town Undefeated in last 8 away games.

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