FM Preview: Birmingham City v Blackburn Rovers 21 Aug 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th August 2010
The game between Birmingham City and Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League on Saturday, 21st August 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Blackburn R. face a trip to Birmingham City at St Andrew's on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 35 and win only 7 of the 56 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2009, the Blues carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Wed 24 Mar||Blackburn R.||2 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Tue 15 Dec||Birmingham C.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 11 May||Birmingham C.||4 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 07 Oct||Blackburn R.||2 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Sep||Blackburn R.||3 - 0||Birmingham C.||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Wed 19 Apr||Birmingham C.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Oct||Blackburn R.||2 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Birmingham C.'s total of 1 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Blackburn R.'s total of 3 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Rovers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Birmingham C.. Away win
|Birmingham C.||Unbeaten in the last 16 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Blackburn R.||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.