FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 14 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City fixture

Blackburn R. prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 32 wins out of 49 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in January 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 03 JanBirmingham C.4 - 0Blackburn R.FAC
2003/2004Sat 06 DecBirmingham C.0 - 4Blackburn R.PREM
2002/2003Sat 18 JanBlackburn R.1-1Birmingham C.PREM
2002/2003Sat 24 AugBirmingham C.0 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2000/2001Wed 14 MarBirmingham C.0 - 2Blackburn R.LD1
2000/2001Tue 26 DecBlackburn R.2 - 1Birmingham C.LD1
1999/2000Wed 22 MarBlackburn R.1 - 0Birmingham C.LD1

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

The away form of Birmingham C. is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Blues have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 43 points from their 37 games played so far, Birmingham C.'s 49 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.64028612
Birmingham C.60335113

FootyMad's prediction ...

Blackburn R. are not exactly setting the world alight at Ewood Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Birmingham C. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R.6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Birmingham C.Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.