FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Swindon Town 07 May 2011

Last updated : 06 May 2011

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Swindon Town fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Swindon Town at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 5 of the 30 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was just last season, in October 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 25 Jan Swindon Town 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Swindon Town 3 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Tranmere Rvs. 1-4 Swindon Town League One
2008/2009 Sat 28 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 0 Swindon Town League One
2008/2009 Sat 09 Aug Swindon Town 3 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Fri 28 Mar Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 1 Swindon Town League One
2007/2008 Sat 20 Oct Swindon Town 1 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League 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 had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. These games have seen the Rovers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Swindon Town is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Robins have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Tranmere Rovers see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 56 points from their 45 games played so far,

Swindon Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 45 games have yielded only 38 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 4 1 1 12 3 13
Swindon Town 6 1 1 4 4 9 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers's form is quite poor at the moment, but we see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers 9 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Swindon Town 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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