FM Preview: Blackpool v Burnley 21 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th April 2012
The game between Blackpool and Burnley in the Championship on 21st April 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
|16 Apr 2012|
|FM Preview: Blackpool v Leeds United 17 Apr 2012|
|13 Apr 2012|
|FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Blackpool 14 Apr 2012|
|30 Mar 2012|
|FM Preview: Blackpool v Southampton 31 Mar 2012|
|23 Mar 2012|
|FM Preview: Reading v Blackpool 24 Mar 2012|
|20 Mar 2012|
|FM Preview: Blackpool v Leicester City 21 Mar 2012|
|16 Mar 2012|
|FM Preview: Blackpool v Brighton & Hove Albion 17 Mar 2012|
|09 Mar 2012|
|FM Preview: Peterborough United v Blackpool 10 Mar 2012|