FM Preview: Exeter City v Tranmere Rovers 01 Mar 2011

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History of the Exeter City v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rvs. face a trip to Exeter City at St James' Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, the Grecians carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 17 AprTranmere Rvs.3 - 1Exeter CityLGE1
2009/2010Sat 19 SepExeter City2 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1990/1991Sat 20 AprTranmere Rvs.1 - 0Exeter CityLGE1
1990/1991Sat 20 OctExeter City0 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1988/1989Wed 05 AprExeter City0 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE2
1988/1989Mon 20 MarTranmere Rvs.2 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1987/1988Sat 30 JanExeter City0 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Grecians have scored 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Tranmere Rvs.'s away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Exeter City see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 42 points from their 32 games played so far, Tranmere Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 37 points from their 31 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City621310117
Tranmere Rvs.6213977

FootyMad's prediction ...

Tranmere Rvs. are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from St James' Park with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Tranmere Rvs. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.