FootyMAD's Bournemouth match preview

Last updated : 24 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bradford City v Bournemouth fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Bournemouth at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 27 games played, Bantams have recorded 13 wins, and Bournemouth have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium was just last season, in August 2005, with Bournemouth inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bantams in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 11 MarBournemouth0 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 27 AugBradford City1-2BournemouthLGE1
2004/2005Sat 30 AprBradford City4 - 2BournemouthLGE1
2004/2005Tue 07 DecBournemouth2 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
1995/1996Sat 20 JanBournemouth3 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
1995/1996Sat 12 AugBradford City1 - 0BournemouthLGE1
1994/1995Sat 07 JanBradford City1 - 2BournemouthLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Bournemouth is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Cherries have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 22 points from their 18 games played so far, Bournemouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 16 points from their 18 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Bantams to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Bournemouth Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 12 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.