Barnsley prepare to entertain Preston North End at Oakwell on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Tykes have recorded 11 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was just last season, in August 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Tue 09 Nov||Preston N.E.||1 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 02 Feb||Preston N.E.||1 - 4||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Barnsley||0-3||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||Barnsley||1 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Preston N.E.||2 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Apr||Preston N.E.||1 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Barnsley||1 - 0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
The away form of Preston N.E. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the North End have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 37 points from their 28 games played so far, Preston N.E. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 21 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With the Tykes being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win
|Barnsley||No sequences of note|
|Preston N.E.||Not won in previous 7 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.