FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 13 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Plymouth Argyle v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley pack their bags to visit Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Wednesday 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 19 and win only 3 of the 30 games.

The previous match played between the two at Home Park was more than three years back, in September 2003, with Plymouth Arg. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 17 OctBarnsley2 - 2Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 03 AprBarnsley1 - 0Plymouth Arg.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 27 SepPlymouth Arg.2 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
2002/2003Sat 01 MarPlymouth Arg.1 - 1BarnsleyLGE1
2002/2003Sat 14 SepBarnsley1 - 1Plymouth Arg.LGE1
1993/1994Wed 09 FebBarnsley1 - 0Plymouth Arg.FAC
1993/1994Sat 29 JanPlymouth Arg.2 - 2BarnsleyFAC

Recent respective form guides

Plymouth Argyle have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Pilgrims in those games, with 6 conceded.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Tykes have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Plymouth Arg.'s 49 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 37 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Plymouth Arg.6231849

FootyMad's prediction ...

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Plymouth Arg. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Plymouth Arg. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Barnsley 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.