FM Preview: Blackpool v Derby County 27 Apr 2013

Last updated : 26 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 16 and win only 6 of the 30 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bloomfield Road was was two seasons ago, in August 2011, with Derby County inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Seasiders in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 03 Nov Derby County 4 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Derby County 2 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2011/2012 Wed 17 Aug Blackpool 0 - 1 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 26 Dec Derby County 0 - 2 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Blackpool 0 - 0 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Wed 18 Feb Derby County 4 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Tue 21 Oct Blackpool 3 - 2 Derby County Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 2 to 1.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackpool find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 55 points from their 44 matches.

Derby County's 58 points from 44 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 2 3 1 5 8 9
Derby County 6 3 1 2 9 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Derby County on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Blackpool. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Derby County Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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