FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Preston North End 13 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 12th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Tranmere Rovers take on Preston North End in a League One match on 13th March 2012 at 19:45.
History of the Tranmere Rovers v Preston North End fixture
Tranmere Rovers play host to Preston North End at Prenton Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 3 of the 17 games.
The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rovers was more than a decade ago, in September 2001, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Preston N.E.||2 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||League One|
|2001/2002||Tue 11 Sep||Tranmere Rvs.||4-1||Preston N.E.||League Cup|
|2000/2001||Tue 06 Mar||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 1||Preston N.E.||League Division One|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Oct||Preston N.E.||1 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||League Division One|
|1990/1991||Tue 07 May||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||Third Division|
|1990/1991||Tue 09 Apr||Preston N.E.||1 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||(Associate Members)|
|1990/1991||Tue 05 Mar||Tranmere Rvs.||4 - 0||Preston N.E.||(Associate Members)|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Tranmere Rovers remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
Preston North End have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the North End have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Tranmere Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 35 matches.
Preston North End see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 42 points from their 34 games played so far,
Current overall team form
|Preston North End||6||1||3||2||2||5||6|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Tranmere Rovers only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Tranmere Rovers||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
|Preston North End||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here