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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Bournemouth fixture

Tranmere prepare to entertain Bournemouth at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The Rovers are slightly behind, with 5 wins posted against 6 losses.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was just last season, in March 2002, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sat 16 MarTranmere0-0BournemouthLD2
2001/2002Sat 01 DecBournemouth0 - 2TranmereLD2
1990/1991Mon 18 MarTranmere1 - 0BournemouthDIV3
1990/1991Tue 30 OctBournemouth1 - 0TranmereDIV3
1981/1982Sat 20 MarBournemouth1 - 1TranmereDIV4
1981/1982Sat 31 OctTranmere0 - 1BournemouthDIV4
1980/1981Fri 06 FebTranmere0 - 1BournemouthDIV4

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

Bournemouth have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Tranmere are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 16 matches. Bournemouth are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 27 points from 16 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occassion, Bournemouth will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Bournemouth Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.