FM Preview: Brentford v Tranmere Rovers 27 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 26th August 2011
The game between Brentford and Tranmere Rovers in the League One on 27th August 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Brentford v Tranmere Rovers fixture
Brentford prepare to entertain Tranmere Rovers at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bees are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 5 of the 21 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was less than a year ago, in February 2011, the Bees carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 22 Feb||Brentford||2-1||Tranmere Rvs.||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Tranmere Rvs.||0 - 3||Brentford||League One|
|2009/2010||Tue 20 Apr||Brentford||2 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Dec||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 0||Brentford||League One|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Tranmere Rvs.||3 - 1||Brentford||League One|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Brentford||1 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||League One|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 4||Brentford||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Brentford have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Brentford are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 9 points from 4 games.
Tranmere Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 7 from their 4 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Brentford are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw
|Brentford||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Tranmere Rovers||5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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