Sheffield United match stats preview

Last updated : 15 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Sheffield United v Blackpool fixture

Blackpool face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Seasiders will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 20 OctBlackpool3 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2008/2009Tue 10 MarSheff. Utd.2 - 2BlackpoolCHMP
2008/2009Sat 23 AugBlackpool1 - 3Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Wed 26 DecSheff. Utd.1 - 1BlackpoolCHMP
2007/2008Tue 18 SepBlackpool2 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1993/1994Tue 05 OctSheff. Utd.2 - 0BlackpoolLGEC
1993/1994Tue 21 SepBlackpool3 - 0Sheff. Utd.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Blades, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Sheff. Utd., Blackpool are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Seasiders have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd.'s 49 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 50 from their 36 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6213777

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Blades, as the Seasiders have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd.Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
BlackpoolLost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.