FM Preview: Blackpool v Charlton Athletic 06 Oct 2012

Last updated : 05 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Charlton Athletic fixture

Blackpool are ready to welcome Charlton Athletic to Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 18 wins out of 27 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at Bloomfield Road was more than three years back, in December 2008, with Blackpool running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Sat 18 Apr Charlton Ath. 2 - 2 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 06 Dec Blackpool 2-0 Charlton Ath. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 23 Feb Blackpool 5 - 3 Charlton Ath. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 12 Jan Charlton Ath. 4 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2001/2002 Sat 05 Jan Charlton Ath. 2 - 1 Blackpool F.A. Cup
1980/1981 Wed 25 Mar Blackpool 0 - 2 Charlton Ath. Third Division
1980/1981 Sat 25 Oct Charlton Ath. 2 - 1 Blackpool Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Seasiders, with 7 goals against.

Charlton Athletic have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Blackpool are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 16 points from 9 games.

Charlton Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 9 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 2 1 3 9 11 7
Charlton Athletic 6 1 1 4 7 10 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Charlton Athletic 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 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Charlton Athletic 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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