Blackpool had 50% of the possession in that game and made 12 attempts on goal, scoring on two of them. Blackpool’s Ian Poveda-Ocampo scored the goal (at 74′). Seven of Birmingham City’s 16 shot attempts on goal were successful.
Blackpool, led by Mick McCarthy, has celebrated five goals in their previous six games. On the other hand, they have had 11 goals scored against them in those same contests.
Millwall will be looking to redeem themselves after losing their most recent Championship contest to Wigan Athletic. In that game, Millwall had 50% of the possession and made 8 attempts on goal, scoring on three of them.
George Saville (30′) was the lone player for Millwall with a goal. Two of the 16 efforts on goal for Wigan Athletic were on target. Wigan Athletic scored goals through Will Keane (14′) and Thelo Aasgaard (84′).
A remarkably low number of goals have been scored in between Millwall and their opponents in five of the last six meetings between the two teams. In that stretch, just 1.17 goals were scored on average per game, with 0.5 goals scored on average by The Lions.
When playing Blackpool away from home in the previous six league games, Millwall has not prevailed, according to their historical performance. They haven’t been traveling well at all, as their last three league games played away from home ended in losses.
Blackpool vs Millwall – Betting Analysis
Looking at their previous head-to-head matches dating back to 10/01/2015, we can see that Blackpool has won two of them and Millwall has won three, with one match ending in a draw.
13 goals were scored between them in these games, with 5 goals scored by The Seasiders and 8 goals scored by The Lions. That equals 2.17 goals per game on average.
The two teams’ previous league encounter took place on Championship Match Day 11 on September 17, 2022, with Millwall defeating Blackpool 2-1.
On that particular day, Millwall had 46% of the possession and six of its 16 efforts on goal were successful. Zian Flemming (14′) and Benik Afobe (63′) scored the goals.
Blackpool had 8 shots total, but just 2 were on goal. In the 33rd second, Charlie Patino scored. Darren Bond served as the referee for the game.
For Blackpool manager Stephen Dobbie, Keshi Anderson (hamstring injury) and Tom Trybull (hamstring injury) will be absent.
The Seasiders could choose Daniel Grimshaw, J. Lawrence-Gabriel, Jordan Thorniley, Curtis Nelson, Andy Lyons, Charlie Patino, Sonny Carey, Lewis Fiorini, Josh Bowler, Morgan Rogers, and CJ Hamilton for this match and implement a 4-3-3 formation.
Our prediction is that The Lions will start George Long, Danny McNamara, Shaun Hutchinson, Jake Cooper, Scott Malone, Billy Mitchell, George Saville, Oliver Burke, Zian Flemming, Callum Styles, and Tom Bradshaw in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
In our opinion, Blackpool may struggle to score against this Millwall team, who we believe will manage to score and take the lead.
What are the best odds for the game?
Regarding the current betting odds in the full-time result market, putting your money on Blackpool can be had for 3.5, betting on a draw is 3.34 and taking a punt on a win for Millwall can be had at 2.18. They’re the most competitive returns that can be secured at the current time.
Blackpool vs Millwall – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals