Tranmere face a trip to Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Saturday afternoon, 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 was less than a year ago, in February 2003, with Tranmere inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Pilgrims in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Plymouth||0 - 1||Tranmere||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Tranmere||2 - 1||Plymouth||LD2|
|1991/1992||Sat 21 Mar||Plymouth||1 - 0||Tranmere||DIV2|
|1991/1992||Fri 08 Nov||Tranmere||1 - 0||Plymouth||DIV2|
|1978/1979||Sat 03 Feb||Plymouth||2 - 2||Tranmere||DIV3|
|1978/1979||Mon 25 Sep||Tranmere||2 - 1||Plymouth||DIV3|
|1977/1978||Fri 10 Mar||Tranmere||1 - 1||Plymouth||DIV3|
Recent respective form guides
Plymouth Argyle have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Pilgrims in those games, with 8 conceded.
The away form of Tranmere is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Plymouth's 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Tranmere are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 12 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Plymouth. Home win
|Plymouth||4 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Tranmere||Not won in previous 6 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.