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Burton Albion vs Blackpool prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 26 December 2023

Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

Venue: Pirelli Stadium

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

​Burton Albion vs Blackpool: Top free betting tips

Can Burton end their winless run on Boxing Day? Our Burton Albion vs Blackpool prediction is for yet another defeat for the Brewers. 

Burton are in serious trouble after going on an awful 8-game winless run (D2 L6) in the league. The Brewers are under serious pressure right now and they badly need a win. Blackpool on the other hand are on a run of 7 wins in their last 9 matches and they remain just outside the play-off positions. 

Goalscorer prediction: Rodhes to score anytime

Blackpool’s star striker Jordan Rodhes has been in sensational form since joining the Seasiders in the summer. Rodhes has 15 league goals in 20 appearances for Blackpool. He scored 7 goals in just the last 7 rounds. This is why with our first Burton Albion vs Blackpool prediction we back Rodhes to find the back of the net at some stage. 

​​​Correct outcome prediction: Blackpool to win

With our next Burton Albion vs Blackpool prediction we back the visitors to claim all the points. Burton lost 3 of their last 4 home games. At the same time, Blackpool won 4 of their last 5 matches. Also, the Seasiders won 2 of the last 3 H2Hs 

​​​Correct score prediction: 2-0 to Blackpool

Our final Burton Albion vs Blackpool prediction is as usual the correct score. We think Blackpool will win this match with a 2-0 result. This was the exact scoreline between the teams when they met in August, Blackpool won 2-0 at home. Also, 2 of Burton’s last 4 home matches were 0-2 defeats. 

Burton Albion vs Blackpool: What the fans think

​​Burton fans happy with the late equaliser in the last game

Blackpool fans want Oyston out

How far will Blackpool’s fans travel to Burton?

For this game, Blackpool’s fans will have to leave the comfort of the coast and head towards the ‘deepest, darkest’ inland of the country. The journey itself is not the most exciting but at least the road network between the cities is good so it should be a straightforward trip. 

The driving distance between Blackpool and Burton-upon-Trent is only 115 miles (185km) and normally it would take around 2 hours and 14 minutes to cover it. Because the roads are expected to be pretty quiet on Boxing Day the journey time could be even less. 

Pirelli Stadium, home to Burton / Burton vs Blackpool predictions
Main Stand and East Terrace

​Burton Albion vs Blackpool: Tickets

Our understanding is that only a small amount of tickets are still available for sale at the moment of writing. The price of the tickets varies between £18.00 and £22.00 for adults with the traditional concessions for seniors, youngsters and service personnel in place. 

Blackpool seems to have sold out all of their allocated away tickets for this match already. 

​​​FAQs: Burton Albion vs Blackpool

  • Who is Blackpool’s top goalscorer? That will be Jordan Rodhes with his 15-league goals. 
  • What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in August Blackpool easily won 2-0 at home. 
  • Will Mark Helm play for Burton? Burton’s main playmaker Mark Helm is currently injured and unavailable.