FM Preview: Burton Albion v Bradford City 27 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 26 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Burton Albion v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Burton Albion at Pirelli Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. While the majority of previous matches have ended up drawn, a win has yet to be registered by Bantams.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pirelli Stadium was just last season, in October 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 25 Sep Bradford City 3 - 2 Burton Albion League Cup
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Bradford City 1 - 1 Burton Albion League Two
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Burton Albion 2-2 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Tue 19 Apr Bradford City 1 - 1 Burton Albion League Two
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Burton Albion 3 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Burton Albion 1 - 1 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Bradford City 1 - 1 Burton Albion League Two

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

Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Brewers in those games, with 7 conceded.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Bantams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Burton Albion's 20 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Bradford City are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 24 points from 14 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burton Albion 6 1 4 1 7 9 7
Bradford City 6 2 3 1 8 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bradford City are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Burton Albion. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burton Albion Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bradford City 5 games since last defeat.

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Bradford City Match Reports

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