FM Preview: Brentford v Tranmere Rovers 20 Apr 2010

Last updated : 19 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Tranmere Rovers fixture

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:
2009/2010Sat 05 DecTranmere Rvs.1 - 0BrentfordLGE1
2006/2007Sat 05 MayTranmere Rvs.3 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2006/2007Sat 09 DecBrentford1-1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 17 DecTranmere Rvs.1 - 4BrentfordLGE1
2005/2006Sat 20 AugBrentford2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2004/2005Tue 12 AprBrentford1 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 30 OctTranmere Rvs.1 - 0BrentfordLGE1

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.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.