Tranmere pack their bags to visit Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday evening, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have come away with nothing in 4 of the previous 5 games.
The previous match played between the two at Hillsborough was within the last three years, in February 2001, the Owls carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2000/2001||Tue 13 Feb||Sheff Wed||1 - 0||Tranmere||LD1|
|2000/2001||Sat 16 Sep||Tranmere||2 - 0||Sheff Wed||LD1|
|1978/1979||Sat 21 Apr||Sheff Wed||1 - 2||Tranmere||DIV3|
|1978/1979||Mon 19 Feb||Tranmere||1 - 1||Sheff Wed||DIV3|
|1977/1978||Mon 27 Mar||Sheff Wed||1 - 0||Tranmere||DIV3|
|1977/1978||Mon 26 Dec||Tranmere||3 - 1||Sheff Wed||DIV3|
|1976/1977||Fri 06 May||Tranmere||1 - 0||Sheff Wed||DIV3|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield Wednesday have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.
The Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 3 against.
Sheff Wed's total of 10 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division Two. Tranmere see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 6 points from their 5 games played so far,
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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 Owls. Home win
|Sheff Wed||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
|Tranmere||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.