FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Tranmere Rovers 12 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Brighton & Hove Albion at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Rovers have recorded 3 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Brighton & Hove Albion running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 1 Brighton & HA League One
2009/2010 Sat 27 Mar Brighton & HA 3-0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 1 Brighton & HA League One
2008/2009 Sat 28 Mar Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Sat 20 Dec Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
2007/2008 Tue 12 Feb Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Sat 25 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 0 Brighton & HA League One

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Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Seagulls have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 6.

Tranmere Rovers have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Brighton & Hove Albion are leading the way in the Npower League One, with their 33 games giving them a return of 68 points.

Tranmere Rovers find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 34 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 4 0 2 10 7 12
Tranmere Rovers 6 0 2 4 4 8 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Brighton & Hove Albion. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion Won 7 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Tranmere Rovers Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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