FootyMAD's Oldham Athletic match preview

History of the Oldham Athletic v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rvs. face a trip to Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2002, with Oldham Ath. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 18 OctTranmere Rvs.2 - 1Oldham Ath.LD2
2002/2003Wed 01 JanTranmere Rvs.1 - 2Oldham Ath.LD2
2002/2003Sat 24 AugOldham Ath.2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LD2
2001/2002Tue 19 FebOldham Ath.1 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LD2
2001/2002Tue 30 OctOldham Ath.2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.AM
2001/2002Sat 01 SepTranmere Rvs.2 - 2Oldham Ath.LD2
1996/1997Tue 04 MarOldham Ath.1 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LD1

Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic 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 Latics in those games, with 9 conceded.

Tranmere Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Oldham Ath. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 31 matches. Tranmere Rvs.'s 40 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Oldham Ath.6222968
Tranmere Rvs.642011514

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 Oldham Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Oldham Ath. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Tranmere Rvs. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
12 games since last defeat.