FM Preview: Bournemouth v Tranmere Rovers 21 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bournemouth v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Rovers have recorded 5 wins, and Bournemouth have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Tranmere Rovers inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Cherries in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 0 Bournemouth League One
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Bournemouth 1 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Bournemouth 5 - 3 Tranmere Rvs. F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 3 Bournemouth League One
2007/2008 Mon 24 Mar Bournemouth 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Sat 08 Dec Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 1 Bournemouth League One
2006/2007 Sat 24 Mar Bournemouth 2 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Bournemouth have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cherries in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Tranmere Rovers is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Rovers have hit 8 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bournemouth's 37 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Tranmere Rovers find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 26 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bournemouth 6 3 2 1 10 7 11
Tranmere Rovers 6 1 2 3 7 8 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Tranmere Rovers on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Bournemouth. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bournemouth 4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Tranmere Rovers Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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