FM Preview: Bury v Tranmere Rovers 31 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bury v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 19 and win only 5 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gigg Lane was just last season, in November 2010, with Tranmere Rovers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Shakers in a (Associate Members) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Fri 30 Dec Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 0 Bury League One
2010/2011 Tue 09 Nov Bury 0-1 Tranmere Rvs. (Associate Members)
2009/2010 Tue 06 Oct Bury 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. (Associate Members)
2006/2007 Tue 17 Oct Bury 0 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. (Associate Members)
2003/2004 Tue 12 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 0 Bury League Cup
2002/2003 Tue 10 Dec Bury 2 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. (Associate Members)
2001/2002 Sat 19 Jan Bury 0 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bury will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While Shakers have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Tranmere Rovers's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Bury are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 43 points from 39 matches.

Tranmere Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 48 points from their 39 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bury 6 0 3 3 7 16 3
Tranmere Rovers 6 4 2 0 10 3 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Tranmere Rovers have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Bury. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bury Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 13 most recent games.
Tranmere Rovers 7 games since last defeat.

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