FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

Last updated : 26 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 8 of the 25 previous games, with the hosts winning just 7.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 25 JanBrentford1 - 1BarnsleyLGE1
2004/2005Sat 09 OctBarnsley0 - 0BrentfordLGE1
2003/2004Sat 17 AprBarnsley0 - 2BrentfordLGE1
2003/2004Sat 01 NovBrentford2 - 1BarnsleyLGE1
2002/2003Sat 26 AprBarnsley1 - 0BrentfordLGE1
2002/2003Sat 05 OctBrentford1 - 2BarnsleyLGE1
1992/1993Sat 01 MayBrentford3 - 1BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tykes in those games, with 7 conceded.

Brentford have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Bees have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barnsley's 6 points from 4 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Brentford are leading the way in the Coca Cola League One, with their 4 games giving them a return of 9 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Brentford Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.