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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Hull City fixture

Tranmere Rvs. play host to Hull City at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Rovers have recorded 7 wins, and Hull City have come away with 6 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rvs. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in December 1984, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 18 DecHull City6 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1984/1985Sat 08 DecTranmere Rvs.0-3Hull CityFAC
1982/1983Sat 12 MarHull City0 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE2
1982/1983Sat 30 OctTranmere Rvs.0 - 1Hull CityLGE2
1981/1982Sat 13 FebTranmere Rvs.2 - 2Hull CityLGE2
1981/1982Sat 03 OctHull City1 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE2
1978/1979Sat 18 NovHull City2 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Tigers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Tranmere Rvs. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 62 points from 34 games. Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 66 points from the 34 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tranmere Rvs.6150858
Hull City6231759

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Rovers, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Hull City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.