FootyMAD's Accrington Stanley match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bradford City v Accrington Stanley fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Accrington Stanley at Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 21 games played, Bantams have recorded 10 wins, and Accrington S. have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Coral Windows Stadium was just last season, in October 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 11 OctAccrington S.2 - 3Bradford CityLGE2
2007/2008Tue 01 JanAccrington S.0 - 2Bradford CityLGE2
2007/2008Tue 02 OctBradford City0-3Accrington S.LGE2
2004/2005Wed 29 SepBradford City1 - 2Accrington S.ASSM
1959/1960Sat 06 FebAccrington S.0 - 4Bradford CityLGE1
1959/1960Sat 19 SepBradford City4 - 5Accrington S.LGE1
1958/1959Sat 14 FebBradford City0 - 0Accrington S.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bantams in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Accrington S. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. The Reds have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Bradford City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 40 points from the 24 games they have played so far. Accrington S. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 22 from their 23 matches played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City6141637
Accrington S.61057163

FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Bradford City are not exactly setting the world alight at Coral Windows Stadium in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Accrington S. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.