FM Preview: Bradford City v Lincoln City 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 31 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bradford City v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Bradford City at Coral Windows Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 40 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 8 wins, and Bradford City have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 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 01 JanLincoln City1 - 2Bradford CityLGE2
2009/2010Sat 23 JanLincoln City2 - 1Bradford CityLGE2
2009/2010Tue 18 AugBradford City0 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2008/2009Mon 13 AprBradford City1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2008/2009Fri 26 DecLincoln City0 - 0Bradford CityLGE2
2007/2008Wed 26 DecBradford City2 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2007/2008Fri 07 SepLincoln City1 - 2Bradford CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bantams in those games, with 5 conceded.

The The Red Imps have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Red Imps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 13 goals for and 11 against.

Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 27 matches. Lincoln City are currently lying in 19th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 28 from their 24 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City61146104
Lincoln City630312129

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Imps's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Bradford City, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Lincoln City 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.