FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

Last updated : 06 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Barnsley fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Barnsley at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, The Blades have recorded 14 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in December 2007, the The Blades carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 08 NovBarnsley1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 22 MarBarnsley0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 DecSheff. Utd.1-0BarnsleyCHMP
2001/2002Sat 09 MarBarnsley1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2001/2002Fri 14 DecSheff. Utd.1 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
2000/2001Sat 07 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
2000/2001Sat 09 DecBarnsley0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Tykes have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Sheff. Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 69 points from 40 games. Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 45 points from 39 matches.

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

With the The Blades being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Barnsley Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.