FM Preview: Walsall v Tranmere Rovers 12 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Walsall v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers face a trip to Walsall at Bescot Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bescot Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with Tranmere Rovers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Saddlers in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 20 Nov Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 0 Walsall League One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Walsall are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Saddlers, with 4 goals against.

Tranmere Rovers have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Rovers have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Walsall's 56 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Tranmere Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 63 points from 37 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Walsall 6 3 3 0 11 5 12
Tranmere Rovers 6 2 1 3 8 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Saddlers, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Walsall Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Tranmere Rovers 9 games since last away draw.

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