FM Preview: Brentford v Tranmere Rovers 20 Apr 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 19th April 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Brentford and Tranmere Rovers at 19:45 on Tuesday, 20th April 2010 in the League One.
Brentford are ready to welcome Tranmere Rovers to Griffin Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Bees have recorded 9 wins, and Tranmere Rvs. have come away with 5 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Griffin Park was more than three years back, in December 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Dec||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 0||Brentford||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Tranmere Rvs.||3 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Brentford||1-1||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 4||Brentford||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||Brentford||2 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Tue 12 Apr||Brentford||1 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 0||Brentford||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Brentford are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Bees, with 4 goals against.
Tranmere Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Rovers have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Brentford's 57 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Tranmere Rvs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 44 points from their 42 games thus far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Tranmere Rvs. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Bees in a close run game. Home Win
|Brentford||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Tranmere Rvs.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
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