FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Swindon Town 26 Jan 2013

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 6 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was two seasons ago, in May 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Fri 21 Dec Swindon Town 5 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Tranmere Rvs. 0-2 Swindon Town League One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Robins have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Robins, and 2 goals against.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 29 games giving them a return of 56 points.

Swindon Town are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 49 points from 27 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 4 0 2 6 7 12
Swindon Town 6 5 1 0 19 1 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Tranmere Rovers are starting to turn Prenton Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Swindon Town 8 games since last defeat.

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