FootyMAD's Preston North End match preview

Last updated : 02 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Preston North End fixture

Barnsley prepare to entertain Preston North End at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Tykes have recorded 10 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was less than a year ago, in January 2007, with Preston N.E. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Tykes in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 13 JanBarnsley0-1Preston N.E.CHMP
2006/2007Fri 22 SepPreston N.E.1 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2005/2006Tue 23 AugPreston N.E.2 - 2BarnsleyLGEC
2001/2002Mon 01 AprBarnsley2 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2001/2002Thu 08 NovPreston N.E.2 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
2000/2001Mon 16 AprBarnsley0 - 4Preston N.E.CHMP
2000/2001Fri 27 OctPreston N.E.1 - 2BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Tykes, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Barnsley, Preston N.E. are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the North End have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far, Preston N.E. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 13 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

Barnsley may be coming up against a decent side in Preston N.E., 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 6 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Preston N.E. Not won in previous 7 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.