FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

Last updated : 31 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Bradford City fixture

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:
2004/2005Sat 02 OctBradford City1 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
2001/2002Sat 19 JanBarnsley3 - 3Bradford CityCHMP
2001/2002Sat 11 AugBradford City4 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
1999/2000Tue 12 OctBradford City2 - 3BarnsleyLC
1998/1999Wed 03 MarBarnsley0 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
1998/1999Sat 26 SepBradford City2 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
1996/1997Sat 26 AprBarnsley2 - 0Bradford CityCHMP

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.