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
|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
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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
|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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