FootyMAD's Cardiff City match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Bradford City v Cardiff City fixture

Bradford City play host to Cardiff City at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 4 of the previous 6 games.

The last time the two teams met at Bradford City was back in October 1994, over five years ago, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Bantams in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 16 AugCardiff City0 - 2Bradford CityLD1
1994/1995Tue 28 MarCardiff City2 - 4Bradford CityLD2
1994/1995Sun 30 OctBradford City2-3Cardiff CityLD2
1993/1994Sat 07 MayBradford City2 - 0Cardiff CityLD2
1993/1994Sat 27 NovCardiff City1 - 1Bradford CityLD2
1982/1983Wed 16 FebBradford City4 - 2Cardiff CityDIV3
1982/1983Tue 19 OctCardiff City1 - 0Bradford CityDIV3

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Bantams's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The Bluebirds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Bradford City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 23 points from their 27 games thus far. Cardiff City's 38 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City6204386
Cardiff City61056133

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Bradford City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Cardiff City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Cardiff City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.