FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 19 October 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Burnley fixture

Barnsley prepare to entertain Burnley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, Tykes have recorded 10 wins, and Burnley have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was less than a year ago, in December 2006, the Tykes carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 26 DecBarnsley1-0BurnleyCHMP
2006/2007Tue 12 SepBurnley4 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
2005/2006Tue 20 SepBurnley3 - 0BarnsleyLGEC
2001/2002Sat 09 FebBarnsley1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2001/2002Sat 20 OctBurnley3 - 3BarnsleyCHMP
2000/2001Sat 20 JanBurnley2 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
2000/2001Tue 26 DecBarnsley1 - 0BurnleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Tykes in those games, with 8 conceded.

Burnley have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Barnsley's total of 16 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Burnley's 13 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Barnsley may be coming up against a decent side in Burnley, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Tykes. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Burnley Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.