FM Preview: Northampton Town v Bradford City 23 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Northampton Town v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Northampton Town at Sixfields Stadium on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 6 of the 12 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sixfields Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Northampton 1-3 Bradford City League Two
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Bradford City 2 - 1 Northampton League Two
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Bradford City 1 - 1 Northampton League Two
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Northampton 2 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 01 May Bradford City 2 - 0 Northampton League Two
2009/2010 Sat 03 Oct Northampton 2 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2006/2007 Sat 17 Mar Bradford City 1 - 2 Northampton League One

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Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 3 conceded.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Bantams have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Northampton Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 13 matches.

Bradford City are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 21 points from 13 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Northampton Town 6 2 1 3 10 13 7
Bradford City 6 1 3 2 7 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Northampton Town 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Bradford City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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