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History of the Blackpool v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bantams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 16 and win only 5 of the 25 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, the Seasiders carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 21 MarBradford City1 - 0BlackpoolLGE1
2005/2006Mon 29 AugBlackpool1 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
2004/2005Tue 22 FebBlackpool2 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
2004/2005Tue 19 OctBradford City2 - 1BlackpoolLGE1
1995/1996Wed 15 MayBlackpool0 - 3Bradford CityD2PO
1995/1996Sun 12 MayBradford City0 - 2BlackpoolD2PO
1995/1996Sat 16 DecBlackpool4 - 1Bradford CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Seasiders in those games, with 7 conceded.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Bantams's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Blackpool see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 18 points from their 15 games played so far, Bradford City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 22 from their 15 games so far.

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

Bradford City are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Bloomfield Road with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Bradford City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.