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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Blackpool fixture

Tranmere Rvs. prepare to entertain Blackpool at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Rovers have won 9 of the 11 matches the two teams have contested.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was less than a year ago, in February 2003, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Fri 26 DecBlackpool2 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LD2
2003/2004Tue 14 OctBlackpool3 - 2Tranmere Rvs.AM
2002/2003Sat 22 FebTranmere Rvs.2-1BlackpoolLD2
2002/2003Sat 07 SepBlackpool3 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LD2
2001/2002Tue 12 MarBlackpool1 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LD2
2001/2002Thu 04 OctTranmere Rvs.4 - 0BlackpoolLD2
1999/2000Tue 24 AugTranmere Rvs.3 - 1BlackpoolLC

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Seasiders have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Tranmere Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 28 matches. Blackpool see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 38 points from their 29 games played so far,

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

The match against Blackpool is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Rovers in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Blackpool 11 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.