FM Preview: Blackpool v Derby County 17 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 16th August 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Blackpool and Derby County at 20:00 on 17th August 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Blackpool v Derby County fixture
Blackpool prepare to entertain Derby County at Bloomfield Road on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Seasiders are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 5 of the 31 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bloomfield Road was two seasons ago, in August 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Dec||Derby County||0 - 2||Blackpool||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Blackpool||0-0||Derby County||Championship|
|2008/2009||Wed 18 Feb||Derby County||4 - 1||Blackpool||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 21 Oct||Blackpool||3 - 2||Derby County||Championship|
|2007/2008||Tue 28 Aug||Derby County||2 - 2||Blackpool||League Cup|
|1985/1986||Sat 01 Feb||Blackpool||0 - 1||Derby County||Third Division|
|1985/1986||Sat 07 Sep||Derby County||1 - 2||Blackpool||Third Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Blackpool are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Seasiders's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Derby County have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rams have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Blackpool are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 6 points from 2 games.
Derby County's total of 6 points from their 2 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Seasiders to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Blackpool||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Derby County||4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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