FM Preview: Hartlepool United v Tranmere Rovers 25 Oct 2011

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Last updated : 24 October 2011

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 58 games played, Rovers have recorded 15 wins, and Hartlepool United have come away with 29 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 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 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
2008/2009 Sat 16 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 0 Hartlepool U. League One
2007/2008 Sat 15 Mar Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 1 Hartlepool U. League One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

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 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Hartlepool United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 22 points from their 13 games so far.

Tranmere Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 22 from their 14 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hartlepool United 6 3 0 3 9 10 9
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 2 1 6 4 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Tranmere Rovers on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Hartlepool United. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hartlepool United Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Tranmere Rovers Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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