FM Preview: Barnsley v Blackpool 15 Sep 2012

Last updated : 14 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Barnsley v Blackpool fixture

Blackpool face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Seasiders 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 at Oakwell was less than a year ago, in December 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 09 Apr Blackpool 1 - 1 Barnsley Championship
2011/2012 Mon 26 Dec Barnsley 1-3 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Barnsley 1 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Blackpool 1 - 2 Barnsley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 14 Mar Barnsley 0 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 13 Sep Blackpool 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2007/2008 Tue 04 Mar Blackpool 1 - 1 Barnsley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Seasiders, and 3 goals against.

Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 6 points from their 4 games played so far,

Blackpool are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 4 games giving them a return of 9 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barnsley 6 3 0 3 9 14 9
Blackpool 6 3 0 3 12 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Blackpool are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Barnsley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barnsley Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Blackpool Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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