FM Preview: Derby County v Blackpool 06 Mar 2012

Last updated : 05 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Blackpool fixture

Derby County are ready to welcome Blackpool to Pride Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 19 and lost only 5 of the 33 games.

The previous match played between the two at Pride Park was within the last three years, in December 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2007/2008 Tue 28 Aug Derby County 2 - 2 Blackpool League Cup
1985/1986 Sat 01 Feb Blackpool 0 - 1 Derby County Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

The away form of Blackpool however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Seasiders pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.

Derby County find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 33 matches.

Blackpool are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 56 points from 34 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 0 2 4 4 11 2
Blackpool 6 2 2 2 9 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Blackpool running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Blackpool 6 games since last away draw.

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