FootyMAD's Blackpool match preview

Last updated : 09 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackpool v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & HA pack their bags to visit Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, Seagulls have recorded 3 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 4 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Bloomfield Road was within the last three years, in April 2004, with Blackpool running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners 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:
2006/2007Sun 08 OctBrighton & HA0 - 3BlackpoolLGE1
2003/2004Sat 10 AprBlackpool3 - 1Brighton & HALGE1
2003/2004Sat 04 OctBrighton & HA3 - 0BlackpoolLGE1
2001/2002Sat 29 DecBlackpool2 - 2Brighton & HALGE1
2001/2002Mon 27 AugBrighton & HA4 - 0BlackpoolLGE1
2000/2001Tue 20 FebBrighton & HA1 - 0BlackpoolLGE2
2000/2001Tue 12 SepBlackpool0 - 2Brighton & HALGE2

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Seasiders's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The Seagulls 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 Seagulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 55 points from their 35 games so far. Brighton & HA see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 46 points from their 36 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Seagulls could well see them head back from Bloomfield Road with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Blackpool 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Brighton & HA Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.