FM Preview: Oxford United v Bradford City 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Oxford United v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City travel to take on Oxford United at The Kassam Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 9 out of 13 times.

The last time the two teams met at Oxford Utd. was more than a decade ago, in December 1998, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the U's in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctBradford City5 - 0Oxford Utd.LGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Oxford United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The U's's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Bantams have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Oxford Utd.'s 32 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Bradford City's 30 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Oxford Utd.650112915
Bradford City63126910

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the U's, as the Bantams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Oxford Utd. 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
Bradford City 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.