FM Preview: Southampton v Blackpool 10 Dec 2011

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Last updated : 09 December 2011

Footymad preview History of the Southampton v Blackpool fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Blackpool at St. Marys at lunchtime on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 17 wins out of 26 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in January 2011, with Southampton running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 08 Jan Southampton 2-0 Blackpool F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 21 Mar Blackpool 1 - 1 Southampton Championship
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug Southampton 0 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2007/2008 Sat 08 Mar Blackpool 2 - 2 Southampton Championship
2007/2008 Sat 24 Nov Southampton 1 - 0 Blackpool Championship
1977/1978 Sat 17 Dec Blackpool 0 - 1 Southampton Second Division
1977/1978 Sat 12 Nov Southampton 2 - 0 Blackpool Second Division

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Southampton could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Saints have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

In complete contrast to Southampton, Blackpool are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Seasiders have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 20 games giving them a return of 42 points.

Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 30 from their 20 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 4 0 2 11 7 12
Blackpool 6 3 2 1 11 6 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton may be coming up against a decent side in Blackpool, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saints. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southampton Won 21 successive home games.
23 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Blackpool Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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