FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Walsall 20 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Walsall fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Walsall at Prenton Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 33 games played, Rovers have recorded 16 wins, and Walsall have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was just last season, in October 2011, 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 Sat 14 Apr Walsall 0 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Tranmere Rvs. 2-1 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Sat 08 Jan Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 3 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Walsall 1 - 4 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Tue 10 Aug Walsall 0 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League Cup
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Walsall 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 3 Walsall League One

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Walsall have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Saddlers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 18 games giving them a return of 37 points.

Walsall find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 18 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 1 2 8 4 10
Walsall 6 0 3 3 7 13 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Tranmere Rovers are not exactly setting the world alight at Prenton Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Walsall in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Walsall Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 12 most recent games.

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