FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

Last updated : 08 November 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Monday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 10 of the 29 previous games, with the hosts winning just 8.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2008, with Sheff. Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Tykes in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 07 AprSheff. Utd.2 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley 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, 10 to 9.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Blades have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 17 points from their 15 matches. Sheff. Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 17 points from their 15 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.60248152

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Sheff. Utd. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.