FM Preview: Barnsley v Watford 17 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th September 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Barnsley and Watford at 15:00 on 17th September 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Barnsley v Watford fixture
Barnsley prepare to entertain Watford at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, Tykes have recorded 12 wins, and Watford have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was less than a year ago, in November 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Apr||Watford||1 - 0||Barnsley||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 27 Nov||Barnsley||0-0||Watford||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Feb||Barnsley||1 - 0||Watford||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Sep||Watford||1 - 0||Barnsley||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||Watford||1 - 1||Barnsley||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Barnsley||2 - 1||Watford||Championship|
|2007/2008||Wed 09 Apr||Watford||0 - 3||Barnsley||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Tykes have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Watford's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Hornets's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 6 matches.
Watford find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 6 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Barnsley at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Tykes will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Barnsley||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Watford||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
5 games since last defeat.
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