FM Preview: Exeter City v Tranmere Rovers 26 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Exeter City v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Exeter City at St James' Park 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 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 less than a year ago, in March 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Tranmere Rvs. 4 - 0 Exeter City League One
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Exeter City 1-1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 1 Exeter City League One
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Exeter City 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
1990/1991 Sat 20 Apr Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 0 Exeter City Third Division
1990/1991 Sat 20 Oct Exeter City 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. Third Division
1988/1989 Wed 05 Apr Exeter City 0 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Exeter City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Grecians's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Tranmere Rovers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Rovers's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Exeter City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 18 matches.

Tranmere Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 26 from their 18 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Exeter City 6 1 4 1 11 11 7
Tranmere Rovers 6 1 1 4 8 11 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Rovers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Exeter City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Exeter City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Tranmere Rovers 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 5 most recent games.

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