The Championship tie at Turf Moor this coming Saturday sees home team Burnley up against Blackpool.Burnley had a good reading on Blackpool in their last two meetings, which they won by 2-1 and 1-0, respectively.
Burnley are number 10 in the table on five points after four matches. Blackpool rank as number 7 with six points after four matches played.Blackpool are currently ahead of Burnley by one point in the Championship table. While the visitors are number seven with six points, the hosts have one point less at number ten.
Burnley came away with three points from the latest encounter with Blackpool. It would be a surprise if they fail do to it again, when they face each other this coming Saturday.
Burnley scored 12 goals, conceded five and fought their way to five clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Blackpool managed a bearable 12 goals from their past ten games, creating an average of 1.2 goals per game. They conceded 14 goals in total, and while claiming three clean sheets, they conceded 1.4 goals an average per game.
Burnley vs Blackpool Prediction
Burnley failed to win any of their last three matches, though they gained a point against Luton in a 1-1 draw, before coming up short against Watford in a 1-0 defeat. Most recently, they settled for a 1-1 draw against Hull.Burnley managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Championship. In the remaining four, they drew four and lost zero, as they scored five and conceded three goals.
Blackpool claimed four points in their last three matches, starting by a 0-0 draw with Barrow. A 0-1 defeat against Swansea was next up, before beating Queens P.R. by 0-1.In their last six away matches in the Championship, Blackpool won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying ten goals conceded and five scored.
Blackpool will probably do well to just fend off relegated this coming season and knowing how much every point counts, they should be ready from the outset.
Burnley, as well as Blackpool, have been keeping things tight in recent matches with goals few and far between. This suggests a close encounter shy on goals is on the cards on Saturday.
Burnley vs Blackpool Stats
- Burnley have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
- Burnley have scored in the last 7 home matches in a row
- Burnley have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 home matches Burnley played, both teams scored
- Burnley have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
- Blackpool have lost 6 of the last 8 matches
- Blackpool have not won 6 of the last 8 matches
- Blackpool have conceded in 6 of the last 8 matches
- Blackpool have scored in 5 of the last 7 matches
Burnley vs Blackpool Team News
Burnley could be looking at three players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Blackpool.
Johann Berg Gudmundsson, Ashley Westwood and Manuel Benson nurses various injuries and won't take part for Burnley against Blackpool at Turf Moor.
Apparently, Blackpool have just two players on the injured and absent list, as they prepare for their match this coming Saturday.
Blackpool need to do without Luke Garbutt and Keshi Anderson, who are not fit enough to travel to Turf Moor.
Burnley vs Blackpool H2H
Burnley go into their encounter with fond memories, as they won 2-1 and 1-0 the last two times they played Blackpool.Burnley tend to have the upper hand against Blackpool, grabbing all three points six times in ten matches. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 1.61.
Burnley vs Blackpool Results
Of the last ten encounters between Burnley Blackpool over 2.5 goals came out five times. Odds on over 2.5 goals are at 2.00 with bookies.
Burnley vs Blackpool Betting Tips
Burnley claimed all three points four times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Blackpool won four of their last 10 games away, while drawing two and losing four in this series of matches.We probably shouldn't expect too many goals at Turf Moor, since just zero of the last 10 Championship matches here for Burnley had over 2.5 goals. In three of the previous 10 league games away for Blackpool the match had over 2.5 goals.
Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet five times in the past ten encounters between Burnley and Blackpool, with the latter scoring 1.2 goals on average in these. Burnley managed an average of 1.2 goals as both teams scored three times in this run.Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Burnley, who scored an average of one goals along the way.Over 2.5 goals came up in four of the last ten matches Blackpool played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.1 goals in these matches.