FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Exeter City 24 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Exeter City fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Exeter City at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 10 wins out of 15 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park 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 26 Nov Exeter City 3 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Tranmere Rvs. 4-0 Exeter City League One
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Exeter City 1 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 1 Exeter City League One
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Exeter City 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
1990/1991 Sat 20 Apr Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 0 Exeter City Third Division
1990/1991 Sat 20 Oct Exeter City 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These games have seen the Rovers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Exeter City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Grecians have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Tranmere Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 45 points from their 38 games played so far,

Exeter City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 34 points from their 38 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 2 1 8 4 11
Exeter City 6 0 1 5 3 13 1

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Tranmere Rovers are not exactly setting the world alight at Prenton Park in recent games, we can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Exeter City Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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