FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley travel to take on Brighton & Hove Albion at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 15 games played, Tykes have recorded 3 wins, and Brighton & HA have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Brighton & HA was more than a decade ago, in January 1992, with Brighton & HA running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Second Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 23 AugBarnsley1 - 0Brighton & HALD2
1991/1992Sat 11 JanBrighton & HA3 - 1BarnsleyDIV2
1991/1992Sat 24 AugBarnsley1 - 2Brighton & HADIV2
1990/1991Sat 15 DecBrighton & HA1 - 0BarnsleyDIV2
1990/1991Sat 25 AugBarnsley2 - 1Brighton & HADIV2
1989/1990Sat 13 JanBrighton & HA1 - 1BarnsleyDIV2
1989/1990Sat 26 AugBarnsley1 - 0Brighton & HADIV2

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 6 conceded.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Brighton & HA lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division Two, picking up 39 points from their 26 games so far. Barnsley's total of 42 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division Two.

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

With Barnsley only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Withdean Stadium will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Barnsley Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.