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:|
|2003/2004||Sat 18 Oct||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 1||Oldham Ath.||LD2|
|2002/2003||Wed 01 Jan||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 2||Oldham Ath.||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Oldham Ath.||2 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||LD2|
|2001/2002||Tue 19 Feb||Oldham Ath.||1 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LD2|
|2001/2002||Tue 30 Oct||Oldham Ath.||2 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||AM|
|2001/2002||Sat 01 Sep||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 2||Oldham Ath.||LD2|
|1996/1997||Tue 04 Mar||Oldham Ath.||1 - 2||Tranmere 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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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
|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.