FootyMAD's Torquay United match preview

Last updated : 29 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Torquay United v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City travel to take on Torquay United at Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bantams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Torquay Utd. was back in December 2004, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 29 AugBradford City2 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 22 JanBradford City2 - 2Torquay Utd.LGE1
2004/2005Tue 28 DecTorquay Utd.0 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
1991/1992Sat 01 FebTorquay Utd.1 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
1991/1992Sat 19 OctBradford City2 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE1
1981/1982Sun 21 MarBradford City3 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
1981/1982Sat 31 OctTorquay Utd.2 - 0Bradford CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Gulls in those games, with 6 conceded.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Bantams's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Torquay Utd. are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 26 from their 26 matches played. Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 25 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.6114584
Bradford City60156151

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Bradford City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Torquay Utd.. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Bradford City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.