FootyMAD's Blackpool match preview

Last updated : 21 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackpool v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Bees have recorded 8 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2004/2005Sat 23 OctBrentford0 - 3BlackpoolLGE1
2003/2004Tue 16 MarBlackpool1 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2003/2004Tue 16 SepBrentford0 - 0BlackpoolLGE1
2002/2003Sat 15 FebBlackpool1 - 0BrentfordLGE1
2002/2003Sat 02 NovBrentford5 - 0BlackpoolLGE1
2001/2002Tue 19 MarBlackpool1 - 3BrentfordLGE1
2001/2002Sat 03 NovBrentford2 - 0BlackpoolLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Seasiders in those games, with 3 conceded.

The Bees have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Bees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Blackpool see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 46 points from their 37 games played so far, Brentford lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 59 from their 36 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bees's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Blackpool, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brentford Undefeated in last 3 away games.
5 games since last defeat.