Tranmere Rvs. prepare to entertain Hartlepool United at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 36 wins out of 52 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was just last season, in October 2002, with Tranmere Rvs. annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a (Associate Members) match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Hartlepool U.||0 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||LD2|
|2002/2003||Tue 22 Oct||Tranmere Rvs.||5-0||Hartlepool U.||AM|
|2002/2003||Tue 10 Sep||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Tranmere Rvs.||LC|
|1997/1998||Tue 26 Aug||Hartlepool U.||2 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LC|
|1997/1998||Tue 12 Aug||Tranmere Rvs.||3 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LC|
|1988/1989||Sat 15 Apr||Hartlepool U.||2 - 2||Tranmere Rvs.||DIV4|
|1988/1989||Fri 30 Sep||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 1||Hartlepool U.||DIV4|
Recent respective form guides
Tranmere Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 6 conceded.
Hartlepool U. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Pool have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Tranmere Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 25 matches. Hartlepool U. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division Two, picking up 38 from their 25 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Tranmere Rvs.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Hartlepool U.||9 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.