FM Preview: Blackpool v Brighton & Hove Albion 27 Oct 2012

Last updated : 26 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Blackpool prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, Seasiders have recorded 5 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bloomfield Road was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Blackpool running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Blackpool 3-1 Brighton & HA Championship
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Brighton & HA 2 - 2 Blackpool Championship
2006/2007 Sat 10 Mar Blackpool 0 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
2006/2007 Sun 08 Oct Brighton & HA 0 - 3 Blackpool League One
2003/2004 Sat 10 Apr Blackpool 3 - 1 Brighton & HA League Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 04 Oct Brighton & HA 3 - 0 Blackpool League Division Two
2001/2002 Sat 29 Dec Blackpool 2 - 2 Brighton & HA League Division Two

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Seasiders in those games, with 9 conceded.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Seagulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Blackpool's 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Brighton & Hove Albion's 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 1 1 4 6 13 4
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 1 2 3 3 5 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Blackpool are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Brighton & Hove Albion Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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