FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Rochdale 17 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Rochdale fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Rochdale at Prenton Park on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 43 wins out of 60 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was less than a year ago, in February 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 01 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 1-1 Rochdale League One
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Rochdale 3 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2005/2006 Tue 22 Nov Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 2 Rochdale (Associate Members)
1989/1990 Tue 12 Dec Rochdale 0 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. (Associate Members)
1988/1989 Sat 11 Mar Rochdale 3 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. Fourth Division
1988/1989 Fri 04 Nov Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 0 Rochdale Fourth Division
1987/1988 Sat 12 Mar Rochdale 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Dale have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Tranmere Rovers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 25 matches.

Rochdale are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 20 points from their 25 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 1 1 4 7 10 4
Rochdale 6 0 3 3 2 11 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Rovers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Rochdale Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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