FM Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Barnsley 21 Aug 2012

Footymad preview History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley pack their bags to visit Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tykes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 7 of the 38 games.

The previous match played between the two at Molineux was more than three years back, in December 2008, with Wolverhampton Wanderers running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Barnsley 1 - 1 Wolves Championship
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Wolves 2-0 Barnsley Championship
2007/2008 Tue 04 Dec Barnsley 1 - 0 Wolves Championship
2007/2008 Sat 10 Nov Wolves 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2006/2007 Mon 01 Jan Wolves 2 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2006/2007 Sat 16 Sep Barnsley 1 - 0 Wolves Championship
2001/2002 Tue 29 Jan Barnsley 1 - 0 Wolves League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Wolverhampton Wanderers's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Wolves have conceded a disappointing 14 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Barnsley's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Tykes have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Wolverhampton Wanderers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 0 points from 1 matches.

Barnsley's total of 3 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Wolverhampton Wanderers 6 0 3 3 7 11 3
Barnsley 6 2 1 3 6 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Barnsley have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Wolverhampton Wanderers Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 14 home matches.
Not won in the 16 most recent games.
Barnsley 4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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