Blackpool vs Huddersfield Town Match Analysis & Prediction
07/02/2023 10:45 pm
Blackpool and Huddersfield Town will clash on Tuesday evening in a relegation six-pointer. Blackpool lost 3-0 to Middlesbrough on Saturday, while Huddersfield drew 1-1 at home to Queens Park Rangers on the same afternoon.
Mick McCarthy, appointed Blackpool head coach on January 19th, is no stranger to the size of the task he is faced with.
The 63-year-old has suffered back-to-back defeats in his first two games at the helm. Indeed, the Tangerines lost 2-1 at Southampton in the FA Cup on January 28th before suffering a 3-0 defeat at Middlesbrough in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.
Blackpool is winless in their last 16 matches in the Championship, dating back to a 2-1 victory over Coventry City at the end of October.
Huddersfield Town, meanwhile, currently sits 22nd in the table with a record of seven wins, six draws, and 15 defeats from 28 matches.
The Terriers are winless in their last five games in all competitions but have drawn with Hull City and QPR in two of their last three games; in fact, they took a point against QPR on Saturday afternoon.
Mark Fotheringham’s side will be encouraged by Blackpool’s home problems this season, but the visitors have the worst away record in the second tier, with nine points from 13 matches.
Blackpool vs. Huddersfield Town Head to head
Both sides have nine games against each other with hosts taking two wins while visitors with three wins, and three draws.
Blackpool Team News
Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer has made two changes to his starting XI for this match, with Shane Lavery and Curtis Nelson replacing Tom Barkhuizen and Josh Windass. Charlie Goode and Tom Trybull made their first league starts against Wolves last time and could feature from the first whistle again here.
Blackpool's Last 5 Matches
Huddersfield Town Team News
Huddersfield, meanwhile, is again expected to be missing Danny Ward, Kieran Phillips, and Duane Holmes through injury. Tomas Vaclik will retain his spot between the sticks following his debut against QPR. Joe Hungbo and Martyn Waghorn should be in the XI again after their first starts on Saturday.
Huddersfield Town's Last 5 Matches
Blackpool vs. Huddersfield Town: Odds and Predictions
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