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History of the Oldham Athletic v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City travel to take on Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 45 games played, Bantams have recorded 11 wins, and Oldham Ath. have come away with 21 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Oldham Ath. was back in February 1997, over five years ago, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Latics in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 27 NovBradford City1 - 3Oldham Ath.LGE1
1996/1997Sat 22 FebOldham Ath.1 - 2Bradford CityCHMP
1996/1997Sat 02 NovBradford City0 - 3Oldham Ath.CHMP
1989/1990Mon 07 MayBradford City1 - 1Oldham Ath.CHMP
1989/1990Tue 31 OctOldham Ath.2 - 2Bradford CityCHMP
1988/1989Sat 01 AprOldham Ath.1 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
1988/1989Sat 17 SepBradford City2 - 0Oldham Ath.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Oldham Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 49 points from 45 matches. Bradford City's 65 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Oldham Ath.6132676
Bradford City632111611

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Bantams out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Oldham Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Oldham Ath. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Bradford City Previous 5 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.