FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 27 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burnley v Reading fixture

Reading pack their bags to visit Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 6 of the 14 previous games, with the hosts winning just 5.

The previous match played between the two at Turf Moor was within the last three years, in March 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 04 OctReading3 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2006/2007Tue 09 JanReading3 - 2BurnleyFAC
2005/2006Sat 04 MarBurnley0 - 3ReadingCHMP
2005/2006Mon 29 AugReading2 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 15 JanBurnley0 - 0ReadingCHMP
2004/2005Sat 02 OctReading0 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2003/2004Tue 24 FebReading2 - 2BurnleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Burnley are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Burnley, Reading are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Royals's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Burnley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 20 points from their 13 games so far. Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 24 points from 13 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Reading on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Burnley. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Reading No sequences of note