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:|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Barnsley||1 - 0||Brighton & HA||LD2|
|1991/1992||Sat 11 Jan||Brighton & HA||3 - 1||Barnsley||DIV2|
|1991/1992||Sat 24 Aug||Barnsley||1 - 2||Brighton & HA||DIV2|
|1990/1991||Sat 15 Dec||Brighton & HA||1 - 0||Barnsley||DIV2|
|1990/1991||Sat 25 Aug||Barnsley||2 - 1||Brighton & HA||DIV2|
|1989/1990||Sat 13 Jan||Brighton & HA||1 - 1||Barnsley||DIV2|
|1989/1990||Sat 26 Aug||Barnsley||1 - 0||Brighton & HA||DIV2|
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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||1||2||3||7||6||5|
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
|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.