FootyMAD's Wolverhampton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 09 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley face a trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tykes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 7 of the 36 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2007, with Wolves running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Mon 01 JanWolves2 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 16 SepBarnsley1 - 0WolvesCHMP
2001/2002Tue 29 JanBarnsley1 - 0WolvesCHMP
2001/2002Tue 27 NovWolves4 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
2000/2001Sat 02 DecWolves2 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2000/2001Tue 24 OctBarnsley1 - 2WolvesCHMP
1999/2000Sat 22 AprWolves2 - 0BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Wolverhampton Wanderers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tykes have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Wolves's total of 23 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Barnsley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 23 from their 15 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Wolves, as the Tykes have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Wolves Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Barnsley Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.