FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Walsall 22 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Walsall fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Walsall at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 32 games played, Rovers have recorded 15 wins, and Walsall have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was less than a year ago, in January 2011, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Sat 11 Apr Walsall 0 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Sun 28 Dec Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 1 Walsall League One

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.

Walsall have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Saddlers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Tranmere Rovers's 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Walsall see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 14 points from their 13 games played so far,

Current overall team form

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

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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 Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Walsall Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.

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