FootyMAD Tranmere Rovers match preview

Last updated : 08 August 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Tranmere Rovers v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 8 and win only 3 of the 13 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in September 2002, with Tranmere running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 01 MarBrentford1 - 2TranmereLD2
2002/2003Sat 14 SepTranmere3 - 1BrentfordLD2
2001/2002Sat 29 DecTranmere1 - 0BrentfordLD2
2001/2002Sat 08 SepBrentford4 - 0TranmereLD2
1992/1993Tue 09 MarBrentford0 - 1TranmereLD1
1992/1993Sat 14 NovTranmere3 - 2BrentfordLD1
1990/1991Sat 04 MayBrentford0 - 2TranmereDIV3

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Rovers, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Tranmere, Brentford are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Bees have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Brentford 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.