FM Preview: Oldham Athletic v Tranmere Rovers 25 Feb 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 22 and win only 9 of the 42 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Sat 06 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 1 Oldham Ath. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Tranmere Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Oldham Athletic find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 28 matches.

Tranmere Rovers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 31 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Oldham Athletic 6 1 1 4 3 10 4
Tranmere Rovers 6 0 4 2 4 6 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Oldham Athletic Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Tranmere Rovers Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.

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