FM Preview: West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers 07 May 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 6th May 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as West Ham United take on Blackburn Rovers in a Premier League match on 7th May 2011 at 15:00.
History of the West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers fixture
Blackburn Rovers face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Dec||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 30 Jan||West Ham Utd.||0-0||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 29 Aug||Blackburn R.||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||West Ham Utd.||4 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Mar||West Ham Utd.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sun 09 Dec||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 9 conceded.
The away form of Blackburn Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Ham United find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 35 games have yielded only 32 points.
Blackburn Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 35 matches.
Current overall team form
|West Ham United||6||0||1||5||4||14||1|
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Blackburn Rovers are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Boleyn Ground with a well-deserved point. No-score draw
|West Ham United||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Blackburn Rovers||Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here