FM Preview: Barnsley v Birmingham City 21 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 20th February 2012
The game between Barnsley and Birmingham City in the Championship on 21st February 2012 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Barnsley v Birmingham City fixture
Barnsley are ready to welcome Birmingham City to Oakwell on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 15 of the 36 previous games, with the Tykes winning just 12.
The previous match played between the two at Oakwell was within the last three years, in March 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Barnsley||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 10 Mar||Barnsley||1-1||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Birmingham C.||2 - 0||Barnsley||Championship|
|2006/2007||Mon 09 Apr||Barnsley||1 - 0||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Birmingham C.||2 - 0||Barnsley||Championship|
|2001/2002||Sat 16 Feb||Birmingham C.||1 - 0||Barnsley||League Division One|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Oct||Barnsley||1 - 3||Birmingham C.||League Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 13 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Birmingham City however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Blues scoring 17 and conceding 3.
Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 42 points from their 31 games played so far,
Birmingham City's total of 51 points from their 30 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Barnsley are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Birmingham City running out comfortable winners. Away win
|Barnsley||14 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 23 .
|Birmingham City||Undefeated in last 6 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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