FM Preview: Burton Albion v Bradford City 23 Oct 2010

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History of the Burton Albion v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Burton Albion at The Pirelli Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Burton Albion and Bradford City at was less than a year ago, in April 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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

Burton Albion have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Brewers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Bantams have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Burton Albion see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 14 points from their 12 games played so far, Bradford City are currently lying in 19th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 12 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Burton Albion6114584
Bradford City6213557

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Bradford City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Burton Albion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Burton Albion Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bradford City Last drawn game 5 outings ago.