Barnsley face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Tykes have winning 57.89% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2003, with Barnsley inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Pool in a League Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Barnsley||2 - 2||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Fri 26 Dec||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Barnsley||LGE1|
|1979/1980||Sat 24 Nov||Barnsley||5 - 2||Hartlepool U.||FAC|
|1978/1979||Thu 12 Apr||Barnsley||1 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|1978/1979||Sat 23 Dec||Hartlepool U.||1 - 1||Barnsley||LGE2|
|1977/1978||Fri 24 Mar||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Barnsley||LGE2|
|1977/1978||Sat 29 Oct||Barnsley||3 - 2||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Hartlepool United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Barnsley 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.
Hartlepool U.'s 10 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 6 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hartlepool U. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Hartlepool U.||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Barnsley||An overall losing run of 2 games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.