FootyMAD Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 15 September 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Bristol City v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Rovers have won 3 of the 11 games compared to the host's 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2002, with Bristol City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 18 JanTranmere1 - 1Bristol CityLD2
2002/2003Sat 31 AugBristol City2 - 0TranmereLD2
2001/2002Tue 05 MarTranmere1 - 0Bristol CityLD2
2001/2002Tue 25 SepBristol City2 - 0TranmereLD2
1998/1999Sat 16 JanBristol City1 - 1TranmereLD1
1998/1999Sat 29 AugTranmere1 - 1Bristol CityLD1
1994/1995Sat 08 AprBristol City0 - 1TranmereLD1

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, During these games, Robins have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

Tranmere have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Bristol City's 10 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Tranmere find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 7 points from their 7 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Robins. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City Unbeaten in the last 15 home games.
Tranmere Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.