FM Preview: Barnsley v Blackpool 26 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 25th December 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Barnsley and Blackpool at 15:00 on 26th December 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Barnsley v Blackpool fixture
Blackpool face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Monday 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 was was two seasons ago, in February 2010, the Tykes carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Jan||Barnsley||2 - 1||Blackpool||F.A. Cup|
|2007/2008||Mon 05 Nov||Barnsley||2 - 1||Blackpool||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Tykes in those games, with 9 conceded.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Seasiders have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 30 points from their 22 games played so far,
Blackpool's 32 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Tykes, as the Seasiders have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Barnsley||8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Blackpool||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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