Bradford City pack their bags to visit Barnsley at Oakwell on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 45 games played, Bantams have recorded 10 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 22 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Oakwell was more than three years back, in January 2002, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Oct||Bradford City||1 - 0||Barnsley||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 19 Jan||Barnsley||3 - 3||Bradford City||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 11 Aug||Bradford City||4 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Tue 12 Oct||Bradford City||2 - 3||Barnsley||LC|
|1998/1999||Wed 03 Mar||Barnsley||0 - 1||Bradford City||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 26 Sep||Bradford City||2 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 26 Apr||Barnsley||2 - 0||Bradford City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Tykes in those games, with 7 conceded.
The Bantams have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Bantams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 3 against.
Barnsley's 39 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Bradford City's 43 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Bantams to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Bradford City take away one point. No-score draw
|Barnsley||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Bradford City||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.