FootyMAD's Blackpool match preview

Last updated : 11 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Blackpool fixture

Charlton Ath. play host to Blackpool at The Valley on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 25 previous games, with the Addicks winning just 9.

The last time the two teams met at Charlton Ath. was back in January 2002, over five years ago, the Addicks carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sat 05 JanCharlton Ath.2-1BlackpoolFAC
1980/1981Wed 25 MarBlackpool0 - 2Charlton Ath.LGE1
1980/1981Sat 25 OctCharlton Ath.2 - 1BlackpoolLGE1
1977/1978Sat 14 JanBlackpool5 - 1Charlton Ath.CHMP
1977/1978Sat 27 AugCharlton Ath.3 - 1BlackpoolCHMP
1976/1977Sat 16 AprBlackpool2 - 2Charlton Ath.CHMP
1976/1977Sat 20 NovCharlton Ath.1 - 2BlackpoolCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Addicks have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Blackpool's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Seasiders's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Charlton Ath.'s total of 40 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Blackpool see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 33 points from their 26 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Charlton Ath.60427104

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Charlton Ath. at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Addicks will at least gain a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Blackpool Last drawn game 4 outings ago.