FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

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Last updated : 08 November 2004
History of the Bristol City v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rvs. face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Rovers have recorded 3 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, with Bristol City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners 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:
2003/2004Wed 24 MarTranmere Rvs.1 - 0Bristol CityLGE1
2003/2004Tue 16 SepBristol City2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 18 JanTranmere Rvs.1 - 1Bristol CityLGE1
2002/2003Sat 31 AugBristol City2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2001/2002Tue 05 MarTranmere Rvs.1 - 0Bristol CityLGE1
2001/2002Tue 25 SepBristol City2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1998/1999Sat 16 JanBristol City1 - 1Tranmere Rvs.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City 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 13 goals for the Robins, with 6 goals against.

Tranmere Rvs.'s away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Rovers, and 9 goals against.

Bristol City's 24 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Tranmere Rvs. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 32 points from the 16 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol City642011414
Tranmere Rvs.650114915

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Bristol City, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
Tranmere Rvs. 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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