FM Preview: Bradford City v Swindon Town 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Bradford City and Swindon Town at 15:00 on 5th May 2012 in the League Two.
History of the Bradford City v Swindon Town fixture
Swindon Town travel to take on Bradford City at Valley Parade on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Robins have recorded 2 wins, and Bradford City have come away with 6 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Bradford City was back in February 2006, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Swindon Town||0 - 0||Bradford City||League Two|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Feb||Bradford City||1-1||Swindon Town||League One|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Swindon Town||2 - 3||Bradford City||League One|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Bradford City||1 - 2||Swindon Town||League One|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Swindon Town||1 - 0||Bradford City||League One|
|1998/1999||Sat 12 Dec||Swindon Town||1 - 4||Bradford City||League Division One|
|1998/1999||Sat 14 Nov||Bradford City||3 - 0||Swindon Town||League Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Bradford City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bantams in those games, with 6 conceded.
Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Robins have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 49 points from their 45 matches.
Swindon Town are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 45 games giving them a return of 92 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Robins out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bradford City. Away win
|Bradford City||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Swindon Town||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here