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History of the Plymouth Argyle v Tranmere Rovers fixture

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:
2002/2003Sat 15 FebPlymouth0 - 1TranmereLD2
2002/2003Sat 02 NovTranmere2 - 1PlymouthLD2
1991/1992Sat 21 MarPlymouth1 - 0TranmereDIV2
1991/1992Fri 08 NovTranmere1 - 0PlymouthDIV2
1978/1979Sat 03 FebPlymouth2 - 2TranmereDIV3
1978/1979Mon 25 SepTranmere2 - 1PlymouthDIV3
1977/1978Fri 10 MarTranmere1 - 1PlymouthDIV3

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.