Blackpool vs Middlesbrough England – Championship Date: Wednesday, 29 December 2021 Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET Venue: Bloomfield Road (Blackpool).
With 5 games unbeaten, Middlesbrough is currently in the zone for Championship Play Offs. With only 6 points apart and losing the previous league fixture, Blackpool is a bit off guard in the England Championship. The visitors expect nothing more than a win this midweek, as they take a road trip to Bloomfield Road to face off the hosts.
Blackpool vs Middlesbrough Head-to-head
Past 5 h2h matches saw both the teams winning twice while one game ended in a draw.
Those meetings saw 13 goals in total, averaging out to 2.6 goals per game.
Their latest clash was at September, which saw Blackpool to win by 2-1.
Blackpool won the last 2 h2h games held this year.
Blackpool vs Middlesbrough Prediction
The Seasiders are at the 13th spot on the standing with 30 points from 24 games. They won 8 times in the league while drawing on 6 and losing on 10 other occasions. They have scored 25 in total while conceding a sum of 30 which showcases their struggling defensive structure.
Blackpool have seen their defense breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in a total of 9 goals. After a much awaited win against Peterborough, they again lost momentum to Huddersfield which ended in a 2-3 loss.
The Boro’s are at the 5th position on the table with 36 points. They won on 10 games while drawing on 6 and losing on 8 other occasions. Their total goals to conceding ratio marks at 27:23 from the 23 games played so far.
Middlesbrough has allowed only a sum of 3 from the opponents in the previous 6 fixtures while managing to score a total of 7. They have also kept 4 clean sheets in the last 5 games. Their previous Championship game ended in a 2-0 victory against Nottingham Forest.
The visitors are unbeaten in the last 5 games with 3 of them being away from home however, the hosts won the previous 2 h2h fixtures. Middlesbrough have also not been beaten by Blackpool when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
With the visitor’s remarkable form as of late and their excellent home performance this season, we back up the Boros over the Seasiders to continue their winning ways at Bloomfield Road this midweek.