FM Preview: Brentford v Tranmere Rovers 19 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Brentford v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Rovers have recorded 6 wins, and Brentford have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was just last season, in August 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 1 Brentford League One
2011/2012 Sat 07 Jan Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 2 Brentford League One
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Brentford 0-2 Tranmere Rvs. League One
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

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Brentford 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 13 goals for the Bees, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Brentford, Tranmere Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Rovers have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Brentford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 49 points from 26 games.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 28 games giving them a return of 53 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brentford 6 3 3 0 9 4 12
Tranmere Rovers 6 4 0 2 6 7 12

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brentford Unbeaten in the last 14 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Tranmere Rovers Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here