FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Oldham Athletic 15 Oct 2011

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Last updated : 14 October 2011

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Oldham Athletic fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Oldham Athletic at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 38 games played, Rovers have recorded 19 wins, and Oldham Athletic have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was just last season, in August 2010, with Oldham Athletic 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
2010/2011 Mon 28 Mar Oldham Ath. 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 1-2 Oldham Ath. League One
2009/2010 Sat 06 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 1 Oldham Ath. League One
2009/2010 Wed 20 Jan Oldham Ath. 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Sat 21 Mar Oldham Ath. 0 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Sat 06 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 1 Oldham Ath. League One
2007/2008 Sat 08 Mar Oldham Ath. 3 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

The away form of Oldham Athletic however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Tranmere Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 16 points from their 12 games played so far,

Oldham Athletic's 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 2 2 2 6 5 8
Oldham Athletic 6 4 0 2 7 6 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Prenton Park for the Rovers and the Madmen are unable to see past Oldham Athletic claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Oldham Athletic 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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