FM Preview: Northampton Town v Barnet 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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 13 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Barnet 1 - 2 Northampton League Two
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Northampton 0-0 Barnet League Two
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Barnet 4 - 1 Northampton League Two
2009/2010 Mon 28 Dec Barnet 0 - 0 Northampton League Two
2009/2010 Fri 04 Sep Northampton 1 - 3 Barnet League Two
2006/2007 Sat 02 Dec Barnet 4 - 1 Northampton F.A. Cup
2005/2006 Sat 10 Dec Barnet 0 - 1 Northampton League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Cobblers have scored 9, a worringly large 19 have been leaked at the other end.

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.

Northampton Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 21 points.

Barnet are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 26 from their 25 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Northampton Town 6 1 1 4 8 14 4
Barnet 6 2 2 2 8 7 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Barnet are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Northampton Town Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 8 home matches.
Barnet 8 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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