FM Preview: Northampton Town v Barnet 05 Feb 2011

Last updated : 04 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Northampton Town v Barnet fixture

Barnet face a trip to Northampton Town at Sixfields on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 12 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 20 NovBarnet4 - 1NorthamptonLGE2
2009/2010Mon 28 DecBarnet0 - 0NorthamptonLGE2
2009/2010Fri 04 SepNorthampton1 - 3BarnetLGE2
2006/2007Sat 02 DecBarnet4 - 1NorthamptonFAC
2005/2006Sat 10 DecBarnet0 - 1NorthamptonLGE2
2005/2006Tue 09 AugNorthampton1 - 2BarnetLGE2
2001/2002Tue 30 OctNorthampton0 - 1BarnetASSM

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Cobblers, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Northampton, Barnet are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Bees's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Northampton see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 34 points from their 26 games played so far, Barnet are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League Two with a return of just 25 points from their 28 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Northampton631211810
Barnet6132796

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cobblers, as the Bees have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Northampton Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Barnet Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.