Norwich vs Blackpool – Predictions and Free Bets

Published: May 8, 2023
Author: Joe Kizlauskas
Last Updated: May 8, 2023

Despite a rather curious form recently, Norwich have a good opportunity to be victorious in round 46 of the Championship season. They meet Blackpool on Monday at the Carrow Road, where they hope to frustrate the visitors.

Norwich vs Blackpool Stats

  • In 12 of the last 14 Norwich home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 10 Norwich matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Norwich have lost 3 of the last 4 home matches without scoring a goal
  • Norwich have not won 9 of the last 10 matches
  • Norwich have conceded in 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • Blackpool have lost 9 of the last 10 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Blackpool have not won 17 of the last 19 away matches
  • Blackpool have lost 9 of the last 10 away matches
  • Blackpool have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
  • Blackpool have lost 6 of the last 8 matches

Norwich vs Blackpool Squad lists

Norwich Squad

David Wagner will choose the starting lineup for the upcoming game against Blackpool from the following players:

  • Idah, Omobamidele, Gunn, Gibson, Tzolis, Giannoulis, Sara, Hanley, Hayden, Soerensen, McCracken, Rowe, Sargent, McLean, Dowell, Gibbs, Nunez, Marquinhos, Aarons, McGovern, Hernandez, Byram, McCallum, Pukki, Krul.

Blackpool Squad

Here is the full squad of the away team. The 64 year-old Blackpool manager McCarthy will select his starting XI from these players:

  • Chris Maxwell, Daniel Grimshaw, Stuart Moore, Callum Connolly, Charlie Goode, Curtis Nelson, Dominic Thompson, James Husband, Jordan Gabriel, Jordan Thorniley, Luke Garbutt, Marvin Ekpiteta, Oliver Casey, Will Squires, Andy Lyons, Charlie Patino, CJ Hamilton, Josh Bowler, Kenneth Dougall, Keshi Anderson, Kevin Stewart, Lewis Fiorini, Liam Bridcutt, Robert Apter, Shayne Lavery, Sonny Carey, Tom Trybull, Beryly Lubala, Bradley Holmes, Gary Madine, Ian Poveda, Jake Beesley, Jerry Yates, Morgan Rogers, Stephen Dobbie.

Norwich vs Blackpool Lineups

Norwich vs Blackpool Preview

In their previous three outings, Norwich drew 1-1 with Queens P.R., before losing 0-3 against Swansea and 2-1 against West Bromwich. Norwich managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Championship. In the remaining four, they drew one and lost three, as they scored five and conceded six goals.

Blackpool are inconsistent at the moment, with two defeats and a win to show from their last three matches. They lost 0-2 against West Bromwich, won 0-1 against Birmingham, before dropping points again in a 2-3 defeat against Millwall. They went into the season as candidates for the drop, and unfortunately for Blackpool, they have lived up to expectations. As the season draws to a close, they are still in with a chance of escaping relegation, though. Blackpool managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Championship. On top of winning once they also drew zero as well as losing five, while scoring 12 time and letting in four. Blackpool are among the 3 worst away teams in the Championship, with a gloomy 17 points collected on their travels. They managed to score 19 times, while also conceding 38.

Norwich vs Blackpool H2H

Norwich won the last two meetings against Blackpool, as they followed up a 4-0 win by beating their upcoming opponent by a 1-0 score. Norwich enter the match against Blackpool with a 4-1-2 record in their previous seven encounters. A win rate of 57%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current Championship standings

Ranked as number 12 in the Championship standings, Norwich, have so far collected 62 points this season, while Blackpool collected 41 points. This puts them up as number 23 after 45 rounds.

Full Time Betting

Whereas Blackpool scored the opening goal in two of their last 10 away games, Norwich scored the first goal two times in 10 at Carrow Road.

Both Teams to Score

Norwich beat Blackpool in their last two meetings, as they followed up a 4-0 win with a 1-0 victory. In the past seven matches between home side Norwich and Blackpool both teams found the back of the net four times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.80. Norwich scored at least once in 6 of their 7 most recent encounters in the Championship against Blackpool. In four of the previous seven matches between Norwich and Blackpool both teams scored.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came up four times in the previous seven encounters between Norwich and Blackpool, as Norwich scored 1.85 goals on average per game and Blackpool averaging one goal. Both teams scored in four times of these matches. Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Norwich, who scored an average of 0.6 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Blackpool, who scored 1.4 times on average in those matches.

About Joe Kizlauskas

Joe is a seasoned iGaming copywriter and speaker who has been in the business since 2015. He's written more words on all elements of iGaming than he likes to remember, and he's contributed material to a number of well-known brands. Joe may be seen playing 5 a side, at the gym or playing games on his Playstation when he is not writing.