FootyMAD's Tranmere Rovers match preview

Last updated : 19 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Brentford prepare to entertain Tranmere Rovers at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Bees have recorded 8 wins, and Tranmere Rvs. have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was less than a year ago, in April 2005, the Bees carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 12 AprBrentford1-0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 30 OctTranmere Rvs.1 - 0BrentfordLGE1
2003/2004Sat 10 JanBrentford2 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 09 AugTranmere Rvs.4 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2002/2003Sat 01 MarBrentford1 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 14 SepTranmere Rvs.3 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2001/2002Sat 29 DecTranmere Rvs.1 - 0BrentfordLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Brentford are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These games have seen the Bees score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Tranmere Rvs. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brentford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 6 points from 3 games. Tranmere Rvs.'s 4 points from 3 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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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 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Tranmere Rvs. Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.