FM Preview: Bradford City v Oxford United 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bradford City v Oxford United fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Oxford United at Valley Parade on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Bantams have recorded 8 wins, and Oxford United have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Valley Parade was less than a year ago, in March 2012, the Bantams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Oxford Utd. 0 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Bradford City 2-1 Oxford Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Oxford Utd. 1 - 1 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Oxford Utd. 2 - 1 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Bradford City 5 - 0 Oxford Utd. League Two
1998/1999 Sat 01 May Bradford City 0 - 0 Oxford Utd. League Division One
1998/1999 Sat 05 Dec Oxford Utd. 0 - 1 Bradford City League Division One

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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. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

The U's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the U's, and 8 goals against.

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

Oxford United see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 35 points from their 25 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bradford City 6 2 1 3 9 12 7
Oxford United 6 4 1 1 12 7 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bantams go into their game against Oxford United in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bradford City 4 games since last home draw.
Oxford United Undefeated in last 6 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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