Barnsley play host to Watford at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 21 games played, Tykes have recorded 9 wins, and Watford have come away with 6 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Barnsley was back in March 2002, over five years ago, with Barnsley running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Mar||Barnsley||2-0||Watford||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 03 Nov||Watford||3 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Fri 29 Dec||Barnsley||0 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 19 Aug||Watford||1 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 01 May||Barnsley||2 - 2||Watford||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 05 Dec||Watford||0 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Sat 03 Feb||Barnsley||2 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Tykes have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.
Watford's away form is equally impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the Hornets pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.
Barnsley's 23 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Watford are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 16 games giving them a return of 36 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Barnsley may be in prime form at home, but the quality of the opposition suggests to me that Watford are going to come away with all the points in this one. Away win
|Barnsley||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Watford||4 successive away victories.|
5 games since last away draw.