FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Milton Keynes Dons 16 Nov 2012

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Last updated : 15 November 2012

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Milton Keynes Dons at Prenton Park on Friday evening, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning 30.00 of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was less than a year ago, in December 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 09 Apr Milton Keynes 3 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Tranmere Rvs. 0-2 Milton Keynes League One
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Milton Keynes 2 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Tranmere Rvs. 4 - 2 Milton Keynes League One
2009/2010 Sat 23 Jan Milton Keynes 1 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 1 Milton Keynes League One
2008/2009 Sat 21 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 1 Milton Keynes League One

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 6 conceded.

Milton Keynes Dons have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Dons, and 4 goals against.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 17 games giving them a return of 37 points.

Milton Keynes Dons lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 29 from their 17 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 1 2 9 6 10
Milton Keynes Dons 6 4 1 1 11 3 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Rovers, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Milton Keynes Dons Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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