FootyMAD's Huddersfield Town match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Huddersfield Town v Oldham Athletic fixture

Oldham Ath. face a trip to Huddersfield Town at Galpharm Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Latics will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 11 and win only 3 of the 19 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 27 SepOldham Ath.1 - 1HuddersfieldLGE1
2007/2008Sat 29 MarOldham Ath.4 - 1HuddersfieldLGE1
2007/2008Sat 26 JanOldham Ath.0 - 1HuddersfieldFAC
2007/2008Sat 20 OctHuddersfield1 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 07 AprOldham Ath.1 - 1HuddersfieldLGE1
2006/2007Sat 25 NovHuddersfield0 - 3Oldham Ath.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 28 JanHuddersfield3 - 2Oldham Ath.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Huddersfield Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Terriers in those games, with 8 conceded.

The Latics have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Latics, and 7 goals against.

Huddersfield's 35 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Oldham Ath.'s total of 41 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Latics's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Huddersfield, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Huddersfield Won 3 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Oldham Ath. Undefeated in last 5 away games.
8 games since last defeat.