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History of the Bradford City v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Bantams have recorded 8 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium was just last season, in March 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Tue 18 MarBradford City1-1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 19 OctSheff. Wed.2 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
2001/2002Sat 02 MarBradford City0 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2001/2002Mon 17 SepSheff. Wed.1 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
1999/2000Sat 15 JanSheff. Wed.2 - 0Bradford CityPREM
1999/2000Sat 14 AugBradford City1 - 1Sheff. Wed.PREM
1996/1997Sun 16 FebBradford City0 - 1Sheff. Wed.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Owls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Bradford City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 25 points from 14 games. Sheff. Wed.'s 20 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City640211912
Sheff. Wed.6222758

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Bantams's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Sheff. Wed.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City 9 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
Sheff. Wed. 4 games since last defeat.