FM Preview: Blackpool v Burnley 21 Apr 2012

Last updated : 20 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Burnley fixture

Blackpool are ready to welcome Burnley to Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 63 games played, Seasiders have recorded 24 wins, and Burnley have come away with 21 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Bloomfield Road was more than three years back, in March 2009, with Burnley inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Seasiders in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Burnley 3 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Tue 03 Mar Blackpool 0-1 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Tue 16 Sep Burnley 2 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2007/2008 Tue 01 Jan Blackpool 3 - 0 Burnley Championship
2007/2008 Sat 15 Sep Burnley 2 - 2 Blackpool Championship
2002/2003 Tue 10 Sep Burnley 3 - 0 Blackpool League Cup
1999/2000 Tue 21 Mar Blackpool 1 - 1 Burnley League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Seasiders in those games, with 6 conceded.

Burnley have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Clarets, and 10 goals against.

Blackpool's total of 71 points from their 44 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Burnley's 61 points from 44 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 3 2 1 8 4 11
Burnley 6 3 2 1 10 6 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Burnley is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Seasiders in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Burnley Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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