FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Blackpool 19 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 18th March 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Blackburn Rovers take on Blackpool in a Premier League match on 19th March 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Blackburn Rovers v Blackpool fixture
Blackburn Rovers play host to Blackpool at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, Rovers have recorded 12 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 5 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Blackburn Rovers was way back in the black-and-white days of February 1980, with Blackburn Rovers running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Third Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Blackpool||1 - 2||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|1979/1980||Sat 09 Feb||Blackburn R.||2-0||Blackpool||Third Division|
|1979/1980||Sat 22 Sep||Blackpool||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||Third Division|
|1977/1978||Sat 04 Feb||Blackpool||5 - 2||Blackburn R.||Second Division|
|1977/1978||Thu 01 Sep||Blackburn R.||1 - 2||Blackpool||Second Division|
|1976/1977||Sat 12 Feb||Blackpool||1 - 1||Blackburn R.||Second Division|
|1976/1977||Sat 04 Sep||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||Blackpool||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
The away form of Blackpool is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Seasiders have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Blackburn Rovers find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 29 matches.
Blackpool find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 29 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Rovers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Blackburn Rovers||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Blackpool||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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