FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

Last updated : 23 May 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackburn Rovers v West Bromwich Albion fixture

West Brom. pack their bags to visit Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Baggies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 35 and win only 12 of the 56 games.

The previous match played between the two at Ewood Park was more than three years back, in October 2005, with Blackburn R. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009 Sat 01 Nov West Brom. 2 - 2 Blackburn R. PREM
2005/2006 Sat 04 Feb West Brom. 2 - 0 Blackburn R. PREM
2005/2006 Sat 01 Oct Blackburn R. 2 - 0 West Brom. PREM
2004/2005 Tue 26 Apr West Brom. 1 - 1 Blackburn R. PREM
2004/2005 Sat 14 Aug Blackburn R. 1 - 1 West Brom. PREM
2002/2003 Sat 03 May Blackburn R. 1 - 1 West Brom. PREM
2002/2003 Mon 30 Sep West Brom. 0 - 2 Blackburn R. PREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of West Brom. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the The Baggies have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackburn R. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 37 matches. West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 37 games have yielded only 31 points.

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Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Blackburn R. 6 2 0 4 5 10 6
West Brom. 6 2 1 3 10 10 7

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rovers, as the The Baggies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
West Brom. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.