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History of the Bradford City v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rvs. travel to take on Bradford City at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 22 and win only 9 of the 38 games.

The last time the two teams met at Bradford City was back in December 1998, over five years ago, with Bradford City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 16 OctTranmere Rvs.4 - 5Bradford CityLGE1
1998/1999Mon 28 DecBradford City2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.CHMP
1998/1999Tue 10 NovTranmere Rvs.0 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 21 MarTranmere Rvs.3 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 15 NovBradford City0 - 1Tranmere Rvs.CHMP
1996/1997Fri 04 AprTranmere Rvs.3 - 0Bradford CityCHMP
1996/1997Sat 31 AugBradford City1 - 0Tranmere Rvs.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Bantams have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Tranmere Rvs.'s away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Bradford City's 44 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Tranmere Rvs. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 56 points from 30 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City6141667
Tranmere Rvs.632113611

FootyMad's prediction ...

Tranmere Rvs. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Bradford City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Tranmere Rvs. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.