FootyMAD's Oldham Athletic match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Oldham Athletic v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 11 and win only 3 of the 19 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2003, the Latics carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Mon 25 AugBrentford2 - 1Oldham Ath.LD2
2002/2003Tue 14 JanOldham Ath.2 - 1BrentfordLD2
2002/2003Sat 17 AugBrentford0 - 0Oldham Ath.LD2
2001/2002Tue 26 FebOldham Ath.3 - 2BrentfordLD2
2001/2002Sat 22 SepBrentford2 - 2Oldham Ath.LD2
2000/2001Sat 27 JanOldham Ath.3 - 0BrentfordLD2
2000/2001Sat 23 DecBrentford1 - 1Oldham Ath.LD2

Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Latics's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Brentford is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bees have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Oldham Ath. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 24 matches. Brentford are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 24 matches.

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

Brentford are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Boundary Park with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Oldham Ath. 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Brentford Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.