FootyMAD's Walsall match preview

History of the Bradford City v Walsall fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Walsall at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. It couldn't be much closer,Bantams having the edge 5 games to 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2003, with Walsall inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bantams in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 01 MarBradford City1-2WalsallLD1
2002/2003Sat 14 SepWalsall0 - 1Bradford CityLD1
2001/2002Sun 21 AprWalsall2 - 2Bradford CityLD1
2001/2002Tue 08 JanWalsall2 - 0Bradford CityFAC
2001/2002Sat 17 NovBradford City2 - 0WalsallLD1
1995/1996Sat 13 AprWalsall2 - 1Bradford CityLD2
1995/1996Tue 31 OctBradford City1 - 0WalsallLD2

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While Bantams have scored 5, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Walsall's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Saddlers have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 13 points from their 17 games thus far. Walsall see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 22 points from their 17 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City60246102
Walsall6213687

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium for the Bantams and the Madmen are unable to see past Walsall claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Bradford CityBeen beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
WalsallLast drawn game 5 outings ago.