FootyMAD Oldham Athletic match preview

History of the Tranmere Rovers v Oldham Athletic fixture

Tranmere prepare to entertain Oldham Athletic at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 27 games played, Rovers have recorded 13 wins, and Oldham Ath. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was less than a year ago, in January 2003, with Oldham Ath. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Rovers in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Wed 01 JanTranmere1-2Oldham Ath.LD2
2002/2003Sat 24 AugOldham Ath.2 - 0TranmereLD2
2001/2002Tue 19 FebOldham Ath.1 - 1TranmereLD2
2001/2002Tue 30 OctOldham Ath.2 - 0TranmereAM
2001/2002Sat 01 SepTranmere2 - 2Oldham Ath.LD2
1996/1997Tue 04 MarOldham Ath.1 - 2TranmereLD1
1996/1997Fri 15 NovTranmere1 - 1Oldham Ath.LD1

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Oldham Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Latics's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Tranmere are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division Two with a return of just 11 points from their 13 games thus far. Oldham Ath.'s 20 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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

These are testing times at Prenton Park for the Rovers and the Madmen are unable to see past Oldham Ath. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Oldham Ath. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
9 games since last defeat.