FM Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers 29 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 28th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Tottenham Hotspur and Blackburn Rovers at 16:00 on 29th April 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers fixture
Blackburn Rovers face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Sunday 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 32 and win only 12 of the 54 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at White Hart Lane was just last season, in November 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 23 Oct||Blackburn R.||1 - 2||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Wed 02 Feb||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 13 Nov||Tottenham H.||4-2||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Mar||Tottenham H.||3 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Dec||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||Blackburn R.||2 - 1||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 23 Nov||Tottenham H.||1 - 0||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Tottenham Hotspur have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Spurs in those games, with 9 conceded.
The away form of Blackburn Rovers is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Tottenham Hotspur's total of 59 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Blackburn Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 31 points from their 35 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Tottenham Hotspur. Home win
|Tottenham Hotspur||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Blackburn Rovers||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.
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