Barnsley travel to take on West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Tykes have recorded 7 wins, and West Brom. have come away with 15 victories.
The last time the two teams met at West Brom. was back in March 2002, over five years ago, with West Brom. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sun 10 Dec||Barnsley||1 - 1||West Brom.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 30 Mar||West Brom.||3 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sun 28 Oct||Barnsley||3 - 2||West Brom.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Mon 01 Jan||West Brom.||1 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 26 Aug||Barnsley||4 - 1||West Brom.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 08 Apr||Barnsley||2 - 2||West Brom.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Mon 03 Jan||West Brom.||0 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While The Baggies have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
Barnsley's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Tykes have hit 12 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Brom. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 73 points from 45 games. Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 50 points from 45 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the Tykes to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw
|West Brom.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Barnsley||9 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 20 outings ago.