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History of the Barnsley v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Wed. face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, The Owls have recorded 8 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2008, the Tykes carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 AugSheff. Wed.2 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
2008/2009Tue 17 FebSheff. Wed.0 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
2008/2009Tue 21 OctBarnsley2 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 MarBarnsley0 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 27 NovSheff. Wed.1 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 30 DecBarnsley0 - 3Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 14 OctSheff. Wed.2 - 1BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Sheff. Wed. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. The Owls have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 23 matches. Sheff. Wed. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 19 points from their 23 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Barnsley6132796
Sheff. Wed.60153121

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Sheff. Wed. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 12 most recent games.