FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 08 March 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Bradford City v Watford fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Watford at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Bantams have won an impressive 7 of the 9 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2003, the Bantams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 18 OctWatford1 - 0Bradford CityLD1
2002/2003Sat 19 AprBradford City2-1WatfordLD1
2002/2003Sat 21 DecWatford1 - 0Bradford CityLD1
2001/2002Fri 29 MarWatford0 - 0Bradford CityLD1
2001/2002Sat 27 OctBradford City4 - 3WatfordLD1
2001/2002Tue 09 OctWatford4 - 1Bradford CityLC
1999/2000Sat 22 JanBradford City3 - 2WatfordPREM

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Bantams's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Watford's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Hornets have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Bradford City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 29 points from their 35 games thus far. Watford find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 34 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
Watford 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.