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Last updated : 25 February 2005
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History of the Bournemouth v Tranmere Rovers fixture

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.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Fri 10 DecTranmere Rvs.2 - 0BournemouthLGE1
2003/2004Sat 17 AprBournemouth1 - 5Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 01 NovTranmere Rvs.1 - 1BournemouthLGE1
2001/2002Sat 16 MarTranmere Rvs.0 - 0BournemouthLGE1
2001/2002Sat 01 DecBournemouth0 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1990/1991Mon 18 MarTranmere Rvs.1 - 0BournemouthLGE1
1990/1991Tue 30 OctBournemouth1 - 0Tranmere 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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bournemouth631212710
Tranmere Rvs.62409510

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

Sequence statistics:
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.

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