West Bromwich Albion match stats preview

Last updated : 12 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
History of the West Bromwich Albion v Blackpool fixture

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:
2009/2010Wed 03 FebBlackpool2 - 3West Brom.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 08 AprBlackpool1 - 3West Brom.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 23 OctWest Brom.2 - 1BlackpoolCHMP
1992/1993Sat 06 FebBlackpool2 - 1West Brom.LGE1
1992/1993Sat 15 AugWest Brom.3 - 1BlackpoolLGE1
1977/1978Sat 07 JanWest Brom.4 - 1BlackpoolFAC
1975/1976Wed 31 MarWest Brom.0 - 0BlackpoolCHMP

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Brom.62139107

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

Sequence statistics:
West Brom.9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
BlackpoolNot won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.