FM Preview: Swindon Town v Bradford City 29 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Swindon Town v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City travel to take on Swindon Town at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bantams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 8 and win only 3 of the 14 games.

The last time the two teams met at Swindon Town was back in September 2005, over five years ago, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Robins in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2005/2006 Sat 11 Feb Bradford City 1 - 1 Swindon Town League One
2005/2006 Sat 24 Sep Swindon Town 2-3 Bradford City League One
2004/2005 Mon 03 Jan Bradford City 1 - 2 Swindon Town League One
2004/2005 Sat 25 Sep Swindon Town 1 - 0 Bradford City League One
1998/1999 Sat 12 Dec Swindon Town 1 - 4 Bradford City League Division One
1998/1999 Sat 14 Nov Bradford City 3 - 0 Swindon Town League Division One
1997/1998 Sat 24 Jan Bradford City 1 - 1 Swindon Town League Division One

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

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Robins, with 8 goals against.

In complete contrast to Swindon Town, Bradford City are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Bantams have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swindon Town's total of 25 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Bradford City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 15 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swindon Town 6 4 1 1 10 6 13
Bradford City 6 2 2 2 7 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bantams are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Swindon Town. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swindon Town Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Bradford City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 13 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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