FM Preview: Stevenage v Tranmere Rovers 24 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Stevenage v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Stevenage at Broadhall Way on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Rovers lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Stevenage and Tranmere Rovers at Broadhall Way was less than a year ago, in December 2011, the Boro carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Fri 06 Apr Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 0 Stevenage League One
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Stevenage 2-1 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Stevenage have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. While Boro have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Rovers pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.

Stevenage's total of 33 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 19 games giving them a return of 38 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stevenage 6 1 1 4 8 17 4
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 2 1 7 2 11

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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 Stevenage. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stevenage Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Tranmere Rovers 3 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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