FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Carlisle United 02 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Carlisle United fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Carlisle United at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, winning 53.66% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was just last season, in September 2011, with Carlisle United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Rovers in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 21 Aug Carlisle Utd. 0 - 3 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2011/2012 Tue 14 Feb Carlisle Utd. 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2011/2012 Tue 13 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 1-2 Carlisle Utd. League One
2010/2011 Mon 03 Jan Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 1 Carlisle Utd. League One
2010/2011 Tue 02 Nov Carlisle Utd. 2 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Mon 28 Dec Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 0 Carlisle Utd. League One
2009/2010 Sat 05 Sep Carlisle Utd. 3 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Tranmere Rovers, Carlisle United are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Cumbrians have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 29 games giving them a return of 56 points.

Carlisle United find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 28 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 4 0 2 6 7 12
Carlisle United 6 3 1 2 7 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Tranmere Rovers fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Rovers. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Carlisle United Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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