FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Sheffield United 29 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Sheffield United fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Sheffield United at Prenton Park on Friday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 3 of the 10 previous games, with the Rovers winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was just last season, in August 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
2012/2013 Sat 15 Dec Sheff. Utd. 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Sheff. Utd. 1 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 1-1 Sheff. Utd. League One
2000/2001 Mon 01 Jan Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 0 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
2000/2001 Sat 26 Aug Sheff. Utd. 2 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 05 Feb Sheff. Utd. 3 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League Division One
1999/2000 Mon 30 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 3 Sheff. Utd. League Division One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Sheffield United however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The The Blades's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Tranmere Rovers's total of 66 points from their 40 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Sheffield United's total of 65 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 2 1 3 5 8 7
Sheffield United 6 3 2 1 6 4 11

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Tranmere Rovers's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Sheffield United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Sheffield United 7 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here