FootyMAD Blackpool match preview

Last updated : 03 October 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Blackpool fixture

Brighton are ready to welcome Blackpool to Withdean Stadium on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Seagulls have the slight edge, having won 4 of the 9 games compared to Blackpool's 3 wins.

The previous match played between the two at Withdean Stadium was within the last three years, in August 2001, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sat 29 DecBlackpool2 - 2BrightonLD2
2001/2002Mon 27 AugBrighton4-0BlackpoolLD2
2000/2001Tue 20 FebBrighton1 - 0BlackpoolLD3
2000/2001Tue 12 SepBlackpool0 - 2BrightonLD3
1995/1996Sat 24 FebBlackpool2 - 1BrightonLD2
1995/1996Sat 16 SepBrighton1 - 2BlackpoolLD2
1994/1995Sat 01 AprBrighton2 - 2BlackpoolLD2

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Seagulls, with 3 goals against.

The Seasiders have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Seasiders's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Brighton are holding the final promotion place in the Nationwide League Division Two, and have accumulated 21 points from the 11 games they have played so far. Blackpool find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 10 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton63126310
Blackpool63127510

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Brighton fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Seagulls. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Blackpool Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.