FootyMAD's Blackpool match preview

Last updated : 09 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Blackpool fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Blackpool at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, winning 54.84% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in December 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 23 AugBlackpool1 - 3Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Wed 26 DecSheff. Utd.1-1BlackpoolCHMP
2007/2008Tue 18 SepBlackpool2 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1993/1994Tue 05 OctSheff. Utd.2 - 0BlackpoolLGEC
1993/1994Tue 21 SepBlackpool3 - 0Sheff. Utd.LGEC
1988/1989Sat 25 FebSheff. Utd.4 - 1BlackpoolLGE1
1988/1989Sat 15 OctBlackpool1 - 2Sheff. Utd.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Seasiders have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd.'s total of 59 points from their 36 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Blackpool are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 42 from their 37 matches played.

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

Its a close one to call, but I think that The Blades's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Blackpool. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Blackpool Not won in previous 3 away matches.