FootyMAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bradford City v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Bantams have recorded 9 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Coral Windows Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 27 SepShrewsbury Tn.2 - 0Bradford CityLGE2
2007/2008Tue 29 JanBradford City4-2Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 18 AugShrewsbury Tn.1 - 0Bradford CityLGE2
1995/1996Sat 03 FebShrewsbury Tn.1 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
1995/1996Sat 26 AugBradford City3 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE1
1994/1995Sat 04 FebBradford City1 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE1
1994/1995Sat 26 NovShrewsbury Tn.1 - 2Bradford CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bantams in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Shrewsbury Tn. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Shrews have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 39 points from the 23 games they have played so far. Shrewsbury Tn. are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 37 points from 23 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City6132756
Shrewsbury Tn.6213347

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 Shrewsbury Tn.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Shrewsbury Tn. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.