FM Preview: Blackpool v West Ham United 21 Feb 2012

Last updated : 20 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v West Ham United fixture

West Ham United face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hammers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 6 of the 25 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct West Ham Utd. 4 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2010/2011 Wed 02 Feb Blackpool 1-3 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov West Ham Utd. 0 - 0 Blackpool Premier League
1970/1971 Sat 27 Feb Blackpool 1 - 1 West Ham Utd. First Division
1970/1971 Sat 02 Jan Blackpool 4 - 0 West Ham Utd. F.A. Cup
1970/1971 Sat 31 Oct West Ham Utd. 2 - 1 Blackpool First Division
1966/1967 Tue 27 Dec West Ham Utd. 4 - 0 Blackpool First Division

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Seasiders in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of West Ham United is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Hammers have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackpool's total of 52 points from their 31 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

West Ham United are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 57 points from the 30 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 4 2 0 13 5 14
West Ham United 6 3 1 2 7 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Seasiders, as the Hammers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
West Ham United 5 games since last away draw.

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