FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Preston North End 27 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Preston North End fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Preston North End at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, having won 10 and lost only 3 of the 18 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was less than a year ago, in March 2012, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 13 Mar Tranmere Rvs. 2-1 Preston N.E. League One
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)

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Rovers, with 5 goals against.

Preston North End's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The North End's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 14 goals for and 12 against.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 14 games giving them a return of 30 points.

Preston North End lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 21 from their 14 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 1 2 10 9 10
Preston North End 6 3 1 2 11 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Preston North End 7 games since last away draw.

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