Crystal Palace face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Eagles have recorded 5 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Oct||Crystal Palace||4 - 1||Blackpool||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Blackpool||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Oct||Blackpool||2 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Blackpool||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Blackpool are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Seasiders in those games, with 7 conceded.
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Eagles have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Blackpool's 50 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 36 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Seasiders, as the Eagles have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Blackpool||Won 3 successive home games.|
8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Crystal Palace||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.