Tranmere face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Rovers have crashed to defeat in more than half of the matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Mar||Barnsley||1 - 1||Tranmere||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||Tranmere||1 - 0||Barnsley||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 17 Mar||Tranmere||2 - 3||Barnsley||LD1|
|2000/2001||Tue 17 Oct||Barnsley||1 - 1||Tranmere||LD1|
|1999/2000||Fri 11 Feb||Tranmere||2 - 2||Barnsley||LD1|
|1999/2000||Fri 03 Sep||Barnsley||3 - 0||Tranmere||LD1|
|1998/1999||Sat 10 Apr||Barnsley||1 - 1||Tranmere||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These games have seen the Tykes score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
The away form of Tranmere is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Barnsley are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 29 points from 17 games. Tranmere are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 17 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 Barnsley. Home win
|Barnsley||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
|Tranmere||Not won in previous 9 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.