FM Preview: Blackpool v Crystal Palace 01 Apr 2013

Last updated : 31 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles 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 at Bloomfield Road was just last season, in January 2012, the Seasiders carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Dec Crystal Palace 2 - 2 Blackpool Championship
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Blackpool 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Sat 20 Mar Blackpool 2 - 2 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 03 Oct Crystal Palace 4 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Oct Blackpool 2 - 2 Crystal Palace Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Crystal Palace's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Eagles have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackpool see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 47 points from their 39 games played so far,

Crystal Palace are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 65 points from 39 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 1 4 1 4 4 7
Crystal Palace 6 2 1 3 7 12 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Eagles out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Blackpool. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace 4 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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