FM Preview: West Ham United v Blackpool 15 Oct 2011

Last updated : 14 October 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the West Ham United v Blackpool fixture

Blackpool face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Seasiders will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 15 occasions, and draw 9, from the 26 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Wed 02 Feb Blackpool 1 - 3 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov West Ham Utd. 0-0 Blackpool Premier League
1970/1971 Sat 27 Feb Blackpool 1 - 1 West Ham Utd. First Division
1970/1971 Sat 02 Jan Blackpool 4 - 0 West Ham Utd. F.A. Cup
1970/1971 Sat 31 Oct West Ham Utd. 2 - 1 Blackpool First Division
1966/1967 Tue 27 Dec West Ham Utd. 4 - 0 Blackpool First Division
1966/1967 Mon 26 Dec Blackpool 1 - 4 West Ham Utd. First Division

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Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Hammers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

West Ham United are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 18 points from 10 games.

Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 16 from their 10 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Ham United 6 3 2 1 11 7 11
Blackpool 6 2 3 1 11 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Blackpool on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against West Ham United. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Ham United 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Blackpool Not won in previous 5 away matches.

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