Blackpool vs Preston – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 20, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 20, 2022

Blackpool take on visitors Preston at Bloomfield Road in a Championship tie on Saturday. With 22 points after 16 games, Preston sit 9th in the Championship standings. Blackpool play catch-up as they recorded 16 points in 15 matches, putting them 21st before their upcoming clash.

Blackpool vs Preston Stats

  • Blackpool have conceded in 11 of the last 12 home matches
  • Blackpool have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Blackpool have not won 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Blackpool have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Blackpool have not lost the last 3 matches in a row
  • Preston have not lost 9 of the last 11 away matches
  • Preston have scored in 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • Preston have scored in 4 of the last 5 matches

Blackpool vs Preston Lineups

Blackpool vs Preston Preview

They came away from their last three matches with four points, as Blackpool beat Watford 3-1, followed by a 3-3 draw against Sheffield United. Most recently, they were left licking their wounds in a 1-3 defeat against Hull. Blackpool just have a single home win to show from their efforts in the past six Championship matches at Bloomfield Road. They also drew one and lost four of these six encounters, in which they scored seven and conceded ten goals.

Ryan Lowe’s Preston collected one win from their last three matches, as Bristol City won by 2-1. Stoke were too strong as well, winning 0-2, before Preston won 0-1 against Huddersfield. Preston won three of a possible six away matches in the Championship, as well as playing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored six while also conceding four times.

Blackpool vs Preston H2H

Blackpool claimed a 2-0 win, while Preston answered back with a 1-0 win in their two most recent meetings. Blackpool enter the match against Preston with a 3-3-2 record in their previous eight encounters. A win rate of 38%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Bloomfield Road saw Blackpool winning two, drawing one and losing seven of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Preston won five of their 10 most recent away games, drew three and lost two. Blackpool claimed two modest wins from their previous 10 league outings, whereas Preston managed to win four times from a possible 10.

Both Teams to Score

Preston won 1-0 the last time, they faced Blackpool, who won the match before that when Blackpool claimed a 2-0 win. At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet six times in the last eight matches between Preston and Blackpool. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.83 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out one time in the last eight encounters between these two teams. Blackpool managed an average of 0.77 goals, with Preston averaging 0.64 goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet two times in this run of matches. Blackpool performed an average of 1.2 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals came up in two of the last ten matches Preston played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.8 goals in these matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.