FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Tranmere Rovers 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Monday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 7 out of 9 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 2 Sheff. Wed. League One
2010/2011 Tue 05 Apr Sheff. Wed. 4-0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 0 Sheff. Wed. League One
2004/2005 Sat 02 Apr Sheff. Wed. 1 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2004/2005 Fri 27 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 4 - 2 Sheff. Wed. League One
2003/2004 Sun 28 Dec Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 2 Sheff. Wed. League Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 06 Sep Sheff. Wed. 2 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Owls in those games, with 5 conceded.

Tranmere Rovers have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Rovers have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheffield Wednesday are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 46 points from 23 games.

Tranmere Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 29 points from their 22 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield Wednesday 6 4 1 1 11 6 13
Tranmere Rovers 6 1 0 5 4 10 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Sheffield Wednesday. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield Wednesday Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Tranmere Rovers Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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