FM Preview: Oldham Athletic v Tranmere Rovers 10 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Oldham Athletic v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Oldham Athletic at Boundary 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 lose 23 and win only 9 of the 43 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boundary Park was less than a year ago, in February 2012, the Latics carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 25 Feb Oldham Ath. 1-0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 0 Oldham Ath. League One
2010/2011 Mon 28 Mar Oldham Ath. 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 2 Oldham Ath. League One
2009/2010 Sat 06 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 1 Oldham Ath. League One
2009/2010 Wed 20 Jan Oldham Ath. 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Sat 21 Mar Oldham Ath. 0 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic 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, 9 to 7.

The away form of Tranmere Rovers however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Rovers, and 6 goals against.

Oldham Athletic find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 17 points from their 15 matches.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 16 games giving them a return of 34 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Oldham Athletic 6 2 2 2 8 7 8
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 1 2 9 8 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Tranmere Rovers are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Oldham Athletic. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Oldham Athletic 5 games since last home draw.
Tranmere Rovers 6 games since last away draw.

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