FootyMAD's Tranmere Rovers match preview

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Last updated : 11 January 2008
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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. travel to take on Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Friday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 4 of the 11 previous games, with the hosts winning just 3.

The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rvs. was well over fifteen years ago, back in August 1992, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1992/1993Sat 20 FebBristol Rvs.1 - 0Tranmere Rvs.CHMP
1992/1993Fri 28 AugTranmere Rvs.2 - 1Bristol Rvs.CHMP
1991/1992Sat 11 JanBristol Rvs.1 - 0Tranmere Rvs.CHMP
1991/1992Fri 23 AugTranmere Rvs.2 - 2Bristol Rvs.CHMP
1989/1990Sun 20 MayBristol Rvs.1 - 2Tranmere Rvs.ASSM
1989/1990Mon 23 AprTranmere Rvs.1 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE1
1989/1990Sat 30 DecBristol Rvs.2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Tranmere Rvs.'s 34 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Bristol Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 22 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tranmere Rvs.62138107
Bristol Rvs.6222868

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rovers, as the Pirates have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bristol Rvs. 5 games since last defeat.