FM Preview: Carlisle United v Tranmere Rovers 14 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 13th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Carlisle United and Tranmere Rovers at 19:45 on 14th February 2012 in the League One.
History of the Carlisle United v Tranmere Rovers fixture
Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 36 games played, Rovers have recorded 9 wins, and Carlisle United have come away with 18 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2010, with Carlisle United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 13 Sep||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 2||Carlisle Utd.||League One|
|2010/2011||Mon 03 Jan||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||League One|
|2010/2011||Tue 02 Nov||Carlisle Utd.||2-0||Tranmere Rvs.||League One|
|2009/2010||Mon 28 Dec||Tranmere Rvs.||0 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Sep||Carlisle Utd.||3 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Tranmere Rvs.||4 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 2||Tranmere Rvs.||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Carlisle United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Cumbrians in those games, with 7 conceded.
In complete contrast to Carlisle United, Tranmere Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Carlisle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 45 points from their 28 games so far.
Tranmere Rovers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 29 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cumbrians, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Carlisle United||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
|Tranmere Rovers||Lost each of the previous 8 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here