FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Tranmere Rovers 09 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Leyton Orient v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Leyton Orient at Brisbane Road 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 at Brisbane Road was just last season, in August 2011, with Tranmere Rovers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the O's in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 18 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 1 Leyton Orient League One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 0 Leyton Orient League One
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Leyton Orient 0-1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Leyton Orient 0 - 3 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 2 Leyton Orient League One
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 1 Leyton Orient League One
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Leyton Orient 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Tranmere Rovers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Rovers have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Leyton Orient see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 43 points from their 30 games played so far,

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 30 games giving them a return of 56 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leyton Orient 6 2 2 2 5 6 8
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 0 3 5 8 9

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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 Leyton Orient. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leyton Orient Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Tranmere Rovers 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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