FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur 02 Feb 2011

Last updated : 01 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur fixture

Blackburn R. prepare to entertain Tottenham Hotspur at Ewood Park on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, Rovers have recorded 23 wins, and Tottenham H. have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in December 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 13 NovTottenham H.4 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2009/2010Sat 13 MarTottenham H.3 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2009/2010Sat 19 DecBlackburn R.0-2Tottenham H.PREM
2008/2009Sat 04 AprBlackburn R.2 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2008/2009Sun 23 NovTottenham H.1 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2007/2008Sat 05 AprBlackburn R.1 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2007/2008Sun 28 OctTottenham H.1 - 2Blackburn R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 4 conceded.

Tottenham H. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Spurs have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackburn R. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 31 points from their 24 games so far. Tottenham H.'s total of 38 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.6303799
Tottenham H.6222678

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Tottenham H. Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.