Tranmere Rvs. face a trip to Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Rovers have recorded 4 wins, and Bournemouth have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2004, where Tranmere Rvs. annihilated the Rovers 1 - 5 in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Fri 10 Dec||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 0||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Apr||Bournemouth||1 - 5||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 16 Mar||Tranmere Rvs.||0 - 0||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 01 Dec||Bournemouth||0 - 2||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|1990/1991||Mon 18 Mar||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 0||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|1990/1991||Tue 30 Oct||Bournemouth||1 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Bournemouth are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Cherries, with 6 goals against.
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 games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Rovers, and 5 goals against.
Bournemouth's total of 53 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One. Tranmere Rvs. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 61 points from 33 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Rovers could well see them head back from Dean Court with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Bournemouth||Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Tranmere Rvs.||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.