FM Preview: Blackpool v Coventry City 31 Jan 2012

Last updated : 30 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Coventry City fixture

Blackpool are ready to welcome Coventry City to Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Seasiders have won 10 of the 12 matches the two teams have contested.

The previous match played between the two at Bloomfield Road was within the last three years, in August 2009, with Blackpool running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 27 Sep Coventry City 2 - 2 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Coventry City 1 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Blackpool 3-0 Coventry City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 17 Jan Coventry City 2 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 27 Sep Blackpool 1 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2007/2008 Sat 22 Dec Blackpool 4 - 0 Coventry City Championship
2007/2008 Tue 02 Oct Coventry City 3 - 1 Blackpool Championship

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 9 goals have been scored by the Seasiders in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of Coventry City is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Sky Blues have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 42 points from their 27 games so far.

Coventry City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 22 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 3 2 1 13 8 11
Coventry City 6 3 0 3 7 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Coventry City 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 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Coventry City Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 16 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here