FM Preview: Blackpool v Blackburn Rovers 25 Sep 2010

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History of the Blackpool v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn R. travel to take on Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 15 of the 22 contests.

The last time the two teams met at Blackpool was way back in the black-and-white days of September 1979, the Seasiders carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Third Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1979/1980Sat 09 FebBlackburn R.2 - 0BlackpoolLGE1
1979/1980Sat 22 SepBlackpool2 - 1Blackburn R.LGE1
1977/1978Sat 04 FebBlackpool5 - 2Blackburn R.CHMP
1977/1978Thu 01 SepBlackburn R.1 - 2BlackpoolCHMP
1976/1977Sat 12 FebBlackpool1 - 1Blackburn R.CHMP
1976/1977Sat 04 SepBlackburn R.0 - 1BlackpoolCHMP
1975/1976Tue 24 FebBlackpool1 - 1Blackburn R.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Seasiders, with 6 goals against.

Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 7 points from their 5 games so far. Blackburn R. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.61238105

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Seasiders, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Blackburn R. Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.