FootyMAD's Lincoln City match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Lincoln City at Sincil Bank Stadium on Friday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 37 games played, Bantams have recorded 14 wins, and Lincoln City have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2007, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Red Imps in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 26 DecBradford City2 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2007/2008Fri 07 SepLincoln City1 - 2Bradford CityLGE2
1998/1999Tue 18 AugLincoln City0 - 1Bradford CityLGEC
1998/1999Tue 11 AugBradford City1 - 1Lincoln CityLGEC
1984/1985Sat 11 MayBradford City0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE1
1984/1985Sat 22 DecLincoln City1 - 2Bradford CityLGE1
1983/1984Mon 07 MayBradford City0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Red Imps in those games, with 5 conceded.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Bantams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Lincoln City's 29 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Bradford City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 35 points from 21 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City6213877
Bradford City6222878

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bradford City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Lincoln City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Bradford City 15 games since last away draw.
No win in the 4 most recent games.