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Bristol Rovers vs Blackpool prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 20 January 2024

Kick-Off:15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

Venue: Memorial Stadium

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

Bristol Rovers vs Blackpool: Top free betting tips

Our Bristol Rovers vs Blackpool prediction is for a home win. Can the Seasiders find a way to do better on the road? 

Rovers had been an unpredictable team all season and their last 6 league matches displayed that very well. In them, the Gas mixed 3 wins with 3 defeats. Blackpool have also shown two faces this season. The Seasiders remain one of the best home teams in the division but on the road, they struggle mightily. 

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Brunel Group (South) Stand

​​​Correct outcome prediction: Bristol to win

Our first Bristol Rovers vs Blackpool prediction backs the Gas to record yet another home win vs Blackpool. Rovers won all of their last 5 home matches against the Seasiders. 

Also, Blackpool are struggling on the road all season. They lost 4 of their last 5 away league games coming into this one. 

Goalscorer anytime prediction: Chris Martin to score anytime

Bristol’s top goalscorer this season Chris Martin (9 goals) has been on fire lately. Martin scored 5 goals in just the last 3 rounds. He also scored vs Blackpool last March. This is why with our next Bristol Rovers vs Blackpool prediction we back Martin to score again. 

​​​Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Bristol

As is our tradition the final Bristol Rovers vs Blackpool prediction is an attempt to give you the correct final score. We back Bristol to win this game 2-1. This was the exact result with which the Gas won their last 2 matches vs Blackpool. 

Also, all of Bristol’s last 3 league wins had been 2-1 triumphs. 

​​Bristol Rovers vs Blackpool: What the fans think

Bristol fans happy with increased capacity

Blackpool fans not happy with the lack of progress

How far will Blackpool’s fans travel to Bristol?

The driving distance between Bristol and Blackpool is 207 miles (333 km). Even without any delays it will be more than 4-hour journey just in one direction. Still, heading south on a cold wintry day is always a good idea.

​Bristol Rovers vs Blackpool: Tickets

There are plenty of tickets still available for this match at the moment of writing. The price varies from £26.00 standing to £32.00 seated for adults with all regular discounts for seniors and youngsters in place. 

Blackpool fans have been allocated 750 tickets and they are split between standing (uncovered) priced at £26.00 and seated under cover priced at £29.00. 

​​​FAQs: Bristol Rovers vs Blackpool

  • What was Bristol’s last result? The Gas lost 1-3 at home vs Norwich on Wednesday in an FA Cup replay. 
  • What was Blackpool’s last result? The Seasiders lost 2-3 at home, after extra times, vs Nottingham on Wednesday. This was an FA Cup replay. 
  • Will Lewis Gordon play for Bristol? Useful defender Gordon has been absent and injured since November. He’s now fully fit though and can take part. 

Iskra Zecheva

For over 16 years now, Iskra had been a freelance sports writer. Football and scouting, being among the main fields of her expertise. She has dined with kings, queens and some of the most famous sports figures of the past and the present. Iskra is also a member of the largest independent union of investigative journalists. She has minority ownership at several sports clubs and knows first-hand the pains of supporting a 'small-scale' football club.

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