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Tuesday’s EFL Trophy action brings us Blackpool vs Morecambe.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Blackpool v Morecambe can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
Blackpool will be hoping to return to winning ways here following the 1-0 League One loss in their previous game against Bolton Wanderers.
George Thomason (74') scored for Bolton Wanderers.
Fixtures featuring Blackpool have proved to be engaging encounters of late with high scoring the rule rather than the exception. Over their past half dozen clashes, the sum of 23 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 12 of those being chalked up by Blackpool.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Grimsby Town in League Two action, Morecambe and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
For Morecambe, the scorers were Adam Mayor (2') and JJ McKiernan (86'). Danny Rose (47'), Kieran Green (49') and Rekeil Pyke (59') scored for Grimsby Town.
Showing their appetite for eventful encounters, goals have been scored 21 times in the last 6 matches in which Morecambe have taken to the pitch, making it a mean average of 3.5 goals each clash. Their opponents have got 8 of those goals. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Head to head
The last league game between the two was EFL Trophy match day 1 on 03/09/2019 when it ended Blackpool 5-1 Morecambe.
Team News: Blackpool
The Blackpool manager Neil Critchley will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match with a fully injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Morecambe
Due to a fully injury-free group to pick from, the Morecambe manager Derek Adams does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash.
It’s likely that Morecambe will do well to be scoring even one goal against a Blackpool side who look likely to win pretty easily here.
We think that it’s going to be a commanding 3-0 margin for Blackpool when the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Bloomfield Road (16,616)
Captain: Oliver Norburn
Chairman: Simon Sadler
Manager: Neil Critchley
Competitions: League One position 8, EFL Trophy (Group A - North)
⭐ Star Man: Shayne Lavery
Regularly played in the Striker position, Shayne Lavery was born in N. Ireland. After having played his first senior match for Blackpool in the 2021 - 2022 season, the gifted Forward has netted 4 league goals in this League One 2023 - 2024 campaign to date from a total of 14 appearances.