FM Preview: Bradford City v Oxford United 30 Oct 2010

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History of the Bradford City v Oxford United fixture

Bradford City play host to Oxford United at Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, Bantams have recorded 6 wins, and Oxford Utd. have come away with 4 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Bradford City was more than a decade ago, in May 1999, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1998/1999Sat 01 MayBradford City0-0Oxford Utd.CHMP
1998/1999Sat 05 DecOxford Utd.0 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 21 FebBradford City0 - 0Oxford Utd.CHMP
1997/1998Sat 27 SepOxford Utd.0 - 0Bradford CityCHMP
1996/1997Sat 11 JanBradford City2 - 0Oxford Utd.CHMP
1996/1997Sat 14 SepOxford Utd.2 - 0Bradford CityCHMP
1995/1996Sat 09 MarOxford Utd.2 - 0Bradford CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Bantams have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Oxford Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The U's's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bradford City are currently lying in 20th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 13 matches played. Oxford Utd.'s 17 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City6213567
Oxford Utd.6222988

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Coral Windows Stadium for the Bantams and the Madmen are unable to see past Oxford Utd. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City 13 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Oxford Utd. Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.