FM Preview: Blackpool v Middlesbrough 18 Sep 2012

Last updated : 17 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Middlesbrough fixture

Blackpool prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Seasiders have recorded 13 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bloomfield Road was less than a year ago, in January 2012, 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 Mon 02 Jan Blackpool 3-0 Middlesbrough Championship
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Middlesbrough 2 - 2 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Feb Blackpool 2 - 0 Middlesbrough Championship
2009/2010 Tue 08 Dec Middlesbrough 0 - 3 Blackpool Championship
1986/1987 Sat 21 Mar Blackpool 0 - 1 Middlesbrough Third Division
1986/1987 Sat 15 Nov Middlesbrough 3 - 0 Blackpool F.A. Cup
1986/1987 Sat 11 Oct Middlesbrough 1 - 3 Blackpool Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Seasiders have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 3.

Middlesbrough have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Blackpool are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 10 points from the 5 games they have played so far.

Middlesbrough lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 9 from their 5 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 3 1 2 12 5 10
Middlesbrough 6 4 0 2 10 7 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Seasiders are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool 8 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Middlesbrough 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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