FM Preview: Oldham Athletic v Brentford 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Oldham Athletic v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, Bees have recorded 6 wins, and Oldham Ath. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Brentford inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Latics in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 09 OctBrentford1 - 3Oldham Ath.LGE1
2009/2010Tue 30 MarOldham Ath.2 - 3BrentfordLGE1
2009/2010Sat 29 AugBrentford1 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE1
2006/2007Sun 25 MarBrentford2 - 2Oldham Ath.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 28 OctOldham Ath.3 - 0BrentfordLGE1
2005/2006Tue 13 DecBrentford1 - 0Oldham Ath.FAC
2005/2006Sat 03 DecOldham Ath.1 - 1BrentfordFAC

Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Latics's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Brentford have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Oldham Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 35 points from their 23 games so far. Brentford see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 32 points from their 24 games played so far,

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

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the Bees to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Oldham Ath. 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Brentford Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.