Crystal Palace play host to Blackpool at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 11 games played, Eagles have recorded 4 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 3 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was way back in the black-and-white days of April 1978, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Blackpool||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 28 Oct||Blackpool||1 - 3||Crystal Palace||LGEC|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Blackpool||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||FAC|
|1977/1978||Tue 25 Apr||Crystal Palace||2-2||Blackpool||CHMP|
|1977/1978||Tue 04 Oct||Blackpool||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|1973/1974||Tue 02 Oct||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Blackpool||CHMP|
|1973/1974||Mon 17 Sep||Blackpool||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Seasiders's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 58 points from their 40 games so far. Blackpool find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 49 points from their 40 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Crystal Palace are not exactly setting the world alight at Selhurst Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Blackpool in this game. Home Win
|Crystal Palace||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Blackpool||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.