FootyMAD's Bradford City match preview

Last updated : 13 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Bradford City fixture

Brighton & HA play host to Bradford City at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Seagulls have recorded 7 wins, and Bradford City have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Brighton & HA was just over four years ago, in November 2002, as the Seagulls squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 04 NovBradford City2 - 3Brighton & HALGE1
2002/2003Sat 15 FebBradford City0 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Sat 02 NovBrighton & HA3-2Bradford CityCHMP
1995/1996Sat 13 JanBradford City1 - 3Brighton & HALGE1
1995/1996Sat 19 AugBrighton & HA0 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
1994/1995Sat 06 MayBrighton & HA1 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
1994/1995Sat 08 OctBradford City2 - 1Brighton & HALGE1

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Seagulls have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Bradford City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bantams have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & HA see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 52 points from their 42 games played so far, Bradford City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 43 points from their 42 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA6132456
Bradford City61237115

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Seagulls to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bradford City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.