Brentford pack their bags to visit Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Bees have recorded 6 wins, and Hartlepool U. have come away with 9 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Victoria Park was more than three years back, in November 2005, with Brentford inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Pools in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Apr||Brentford||1 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 12 Nov||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Brentford||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Tue 22 Feb||Hartlepool U.||3 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Feb||Hartlepool U.||0 - 1||Brentford||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 29 Jan||Brentford||0 - 0||Hartlepool U.||FAC|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Oct||Brentford||2 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Brentford||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Hartlepool United's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Pools have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Brentford's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bees have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hartlepool U. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 12 points from their 11 games played so far, Brentford see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far,
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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 Hartlepool U.. No-score draw
|Hartlepool U.||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Brentford||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.