Tottenham Hotspur match preview

Last updated : 07 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn R. face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane 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 lose 27 and win only 11 of the 46 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2003, where Blackburn R. annihilated the Rovers 0 - 4 in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 29 NovBlackburn R.1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2002/2003Sun 11 MayTottenham H.0 - 4Blackburn R.PREM
2002/2003Sun 06 OctBlackburn R.1 - 2Tottenham H.PREM
2001/2002Sun 24 FebBlackburn R.2 - 1Tottenham H.LC
2001/2002Tue 01 JanTottenham H.1 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2001/2002Sat 25 AugBlackburn R.2 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
1998/1999Sat 30 JanBlackburn R.1 - 1Tottenham H.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.

The away form of Blackburn R. however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Tottenham H. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 39 points from 36 matches. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 43 points from their 36 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tottenham H.60244102
Blackburn R.64028912

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from White Hart Lane with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Tottenham H.Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Blackburn R.7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.