FM Preview: Portsmouth v Blackpool 24 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd September 2011
The game between Portsmouth and Blackpool in the Championship on 24th September 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Portsmouth v Blackpool fixture
Blackpool travel to take on Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 32 games played, Seasiders have recorded 9 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 13 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was back in January 2004, over five years ago, the Pompey carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Portsmouth||2-1||Blackpool||F.A. Cup|
|1992/1993||Tue 06 Oct||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Blackpool||League Cup|
|1992/1993||Wed 23 Sep||Blackpool||0 - 4||Portsmouth||League Cup|
|1980/1981||Sat 24 Jan||Portsmouth||3 - 3||Blackpool||Third Division|
|1980/1981||Sat 30 Aug||Blackpool||0 - 2||Portsmouth||Third Division|
|1975/1976||Sat 13 Mar||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Blackpool||Second Division|
|1975/1976||Sat 11 Oct||Blackpool||0 - 0||Portsmouth||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 2 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 in the wrong end.
Blackpool's away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Seasiders's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Portsmouth are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 6 from their 7 matches played.
Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 12 from their 7 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Blackpool have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Portsmouth. Away win
|Portsmouth||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Blackpool||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.
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