FM Preview: Millwall v Blackpool 18 Aug 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th August 2012
The game between Millwall and Blackpool in the Championship on 18th August 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Millwall v Blackpool fixture
Blackpool face a trip to Millwall at The Den on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Seasiders have recorded 2 wins, and Millwall have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Den was less than a year ago, in April 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 28 Apr||Millwall||2 - 2||Blackpool||Championship|
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Blackpool||1 - 0||Millwall||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 24 Feb||Blackpool||0 - 1||Millwall||League One|
|2006/2007||Sat 02 Sep||Millwall||0 - 0||Blackpool||League One|
|1999/2000||Sat 18 Mar||Millwall||1 - 1||Blackpool||League Division Two|
|1999/2000||Tue 23 Nov||Blackpool||1 - 2||Millwall||League Division Two|
|1998/1999||Mon 05 Apr||Millwall||1 - 0||Blackpool||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Millwall are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Seasiders's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Seasiders out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Millwall. Away win
|Millwall||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Blackpool||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here