FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Tranmere Rovers 29 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Scunthorpe United v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers pack their bags to visit Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium 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 14 and win only 6 of the 27 games.

The previous match played between the two at Glanford Park Stadium was within the last three years, in May 2009, 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
2008/2009 Sat 02 May Scunthorpe U. 1 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Tue 16 Dec Scunthorpe U. 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. (Associate Members)
2008/2009 Tue 25 Nov Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 0 Scunthorpe U. League One
2006/2007 Sat 21 Apr Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 2 Scunthorpe U. League One
2006/2007 Tue 05 Dec Scunthorpe U. 1 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2005/2006 Sat 19 Nov Scunthorpe U. 1 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2005/2006 Fri 07 Oct Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 2 Scunthorpe U. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Iron's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

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 7 goals for and 5 against.

Scunthorpe United find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 15 matches.

Tranmere Rovers's total of 25 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Scunthorpe United 6 1 3 2 6 7 6
Tranmere Rovers 6 4 2 0 7 2 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Tranmere Rovers have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Scunthorpe United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Scunthorpe United Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Tranmere Rovers Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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