FM Preview: Birmingham City v Blackpool 31 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th December 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Birmingham City take on Blackpool in a Championship match on 31st December 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Birmingham City v Blackpool fixture
Blackpool face a trip to Birmingham City at St Andrew's 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 was just last season, in October 2010, with Birmingham City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 26 Nov||Blackpool||2 - 2||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 04 Jan||Blackpool||1 - 2||Birmingham C.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Oct||Birmingham C.||2 - 0||Blackpool||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Blackpool||2 - 0||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||Blackpool||Championship|
|2003/2004||Tue 23 Sep||Blackpool||1 - 0||Birmingham C.||League Cup|
|1994/1995||Tue 04 Apr||Blackpool||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Seasiders, and 5 goals against.
Birmingham City see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 30 points from their 21 games played so far,
Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 35 from their 23 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Seasiders has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Birmingham City. Away win
|Birmingham City||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Blackpool||5 games since last defeat.
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