FootyMAD's Doncaster Rovers match preview

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Last updated : 27 March 2005
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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rvs. play host to Doncaster Rovers at Prenton Park on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Rovers have recorded 14 wins, and Doncaster Rvs. have come away with 9 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rvs. was well over fifteen years ago, back in December 1988, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Fourth Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 21 AugDoncaster Rvs.0 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1988/1989Sat 06 MayDoncaster Rvs.0 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE2
1988/1989Fri 02 DecTranmere Rvs.2-2Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1983/1984Sat 18 FebDoncaster Rvs.1 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE2
1983/1984Sat 29 OctTranmere Rvs.1 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1980/1981Fri 17 AprTranmere Rvs.1 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1980/1981Sat 27 DecDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 6 conceded.

Doncaster Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Tranmere Rvs. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 69 points from 38 games. Doncaster Rvs.'s 54 points from 39 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tranmere Rvs.632113611
Doncaster Rvs.6141757

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Rovers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Doncaster Rvs.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. 4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Doncaster Rvs. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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