FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

Last updated : 30 August 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Barnsley v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 44 games played, Tigers have recorded 12 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 21 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Barnsley was more than a decade ago, in April 1991, with Barnsley running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Second Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1990/1991Sat 06 AprBarnsley3 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1990/1991Sat 29 DecHull City1 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
1989/1990Sat 24 FebBarnsley1 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1989/1990Sat 25 NovHull City1 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
1988/1989Mon 02 JanBarnsley0 - 2Hull CityCHMP
1988/1989Sat 10 SepHull City0 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
1987/1988Sat 05 MarHull City1 - 2BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Tykes's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Hull City however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Tigers, and 5 goals against.

Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 5 points from their 4 games played so far, Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 9 points from the 4 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City641113513

FootyMad's prediction ...

Tigers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Barnsley, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley5 games since last home draw.
Hull City4 games since last away draw.