FM Preview: Oxford United v Barnet 04 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Oxford United v Barnet fixture

Oxford United prepare to entertain Barnet at The Kassam Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The U's have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Kassam Stadium was just last season, in December 2010, the U's carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Barnet 0 - 2 Oxford Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Barnet 2 - 2 Oxford Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 04 Dec Oxford Utd. 2-1 Barnet League Two
2005/2006 Sat 15 Apr Oxford Utd. 2 - 0 Barnet League Two
2005/2006 Sat 01 Oct Barnet 0 - 0 Oxford Utd. League Two
1995/1996 Tue 07 Nov Barnet 2 - 3 Oxford Utd. (Associate Members)

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Recent respective form guides

Oxford United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The U's's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Barnet's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Bees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Oxford United's total of 43 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Barnet find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 27 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Oxford United 6 1 4 1 7 5 7
Barnet 6 4 1 1 10 3 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Kassam Stadium for the U's and the Madmen are unable to see past Barnet claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Oxford United Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Barnet 9 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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