FM Preview: Barrow v Braintree Town 20 Apr 2013

Last updated : 19 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Barrow v Braintree Town fixture

Barrow prepare to entertain Braintree Town at Holker Street at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Bluebirds lost the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Barrow and Braintree Town at Holker Street was just last season, in March 2012, where Braintree Town annihilated the Bluebirds 0-4 in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Braintree Tn. 2 - 3 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar Barrow 0-4 Braintree Tn. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 28 Jan Braintree Tn. 1 - 0 Barrow (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Barrow are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Bluebirds have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Braintree Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Iron's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Barrow are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 46 points from their 44 games thus far.

Braintree Town's 63 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barrow 6 1 3 2 3 10 6
Braintree Town 6 2 2 2 6 7 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Barrow's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Braintree Town. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barrow Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Braintree Town Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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