Blackpool pack their bags to visit West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns 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 lose 25 and win only 10 of the 42 games.
The previous match played between the two at The Hawthorns was within the last three years, in October 2007, the The Baggies carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Wed 03 Feb||Blackpool||2 - 3||West Brom.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 08 Apr||Blackpool||1 - 3||West Brom.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 23 Oct||West Brom.||2 - 1||Blackpool||CHMP|
|1992/1993||Sat 06 Feb||Blackpool||2 - 1||West Brom.||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Sat 15 Aug||West Brom.||3 - 1||Blackpool||LGE1|
|1977/1978||Sat 07 Jan||West Brom.||4 - 1||Blackpool||FAC|
|1975/1976||Wed 31 Mar||West Brom.||0 - 0||Blackpool||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Baggies, with 7 goals against.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
West Brom. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 66 points from the 35 games they have played so far. Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 50 from their 35 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Baggies, as the Seasiders have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|West Brom.||9 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Blackpool||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.