FootyMAD's Brentford match preview

Last updated : 12 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Brentford at Griffin Park 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 14 and win only 6 of the 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 12 AprBrentford2 - 2Bradford CityLGE2
2007/2008Sat 03 NovBradford City1 - 2BrentfordLGE2
2006/2007Sat 24 FebBradford City1 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2006/2007Sat 02 SepBrentford2 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 08 AprBrentford1 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
2005/2006Mon 02 JanBradford City3 - 3BrentfordLGE1
2004/2005Sat 16 AprBradford City4 - 1BrentfordLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Brentford have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Bradford City however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Bantams, and 10 goals against.

Brentford lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 31 points from their 18 games so far. Bradford City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 34 points from the 19 games they have played so far.

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

Bantams's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Brentford, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Brentford Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Bradford City 14 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.