FM Preview: Hartlepool United v Tranmere Rovers 06 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Hartlepool United v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 59 games played, Rovers have recorded 16 wins, and Hartlepool United have come away with 29 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Victoria Park was just last season, in October 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 21 Apr Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 1 Hartlepool U. League One
2011/2012 Tue 25 Oct Hartlepool U. 0-2 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Fri 22 Apr Hartlepool U. 1 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Tue 23 Nov Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 1 Hartlepool U. League One
2009/2010 Fri 19 Mar Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 0 Hartlepool U. League One
2009/2010 Sat 24 Oct Hartlepool U. 1 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Tue 03 Mar Hartlepool U. 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Pools have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Tranmere Rovers's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Hartlepool United find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 8 points.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 15 games giving them a return of 31 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hartlepool United 6 0 3 3 4 7 3
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 1 2 10 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Tranmere Rovers are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hartlepool United Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 13 most recent games.
Tranmere Rovers 5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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