FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Blackpool 08 Dec 2012

Last updated : 07 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Blackpool fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Blackpool at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 15 games played, Eagles have recorded 5 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in August 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2007/2008 Sat 29 Mar Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Blackpool Championship

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Eagles have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 5.

The Seasiders have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Seasiders's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Crystal Palace are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 40 points from the 20 games they have played so far.

Blackpool's 28 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 4 1 1 14 3 13
Blackpool 6 2 4 0 12 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace may be coming up against a decent side in Blackpool, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Eagles. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Blackpool Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

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