FootyMAD's Barnet match preview

Last updated : 24 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Forest Green Rovers v Barnet fixture

Forest Green prepare to entertain Barnet at The Lawn on Friday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Though only 25% of the games played between the two sides have resulted in a win for the Rovers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Lawn was less than a year ago, in March 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Conference match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 14 AugBarnet3 - 1Forest GreenCONF
2003/2004Sat 27 MarForest Green1-1BarnetCONF
2003/2004Sat 22 NovBarnet5 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2002/2003Tue 14 JanForest Green4 - 2BarnetFAT
2002/2003Sat 23 NovBarnet2 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2002/2003Sat 05 OctForest Green4 - 4BarnetCONF
2001/2002Sat 13 AprBarnet0 - 1Forest GreenCONF

Recent respective form guides

Forest Green Rovers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 10 conceded.

Barnet have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bees have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Forest Green are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide Conference with a return of just 27 points from their 34 games thus far. Barnet are leading the way in the Nationwide Conference, with their 35 games giving them a return of 75 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Forest Green613212136

FootyMad's prediction ...

Forest Green are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Barnet running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Forest Green Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Barnet 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.