FootyMAD's Torquay United match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Torquay United fixture

Tranmere Rvs. play host to Torquay United at Prenton Park on Monday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 3 of the 22 games.

The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rvs. was well over fifteen years ago, back in March 1989, with Tranmere Rvs. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Fourth Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 25 SepTorquay Utd.1 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1988/1989Mon 13 MarTranmere Rvs.3-0Torquay Utd.LGE2
1988/1989Sat 29 OctTorquay Utd.3 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE2
1987/1988Fri 22 AprTranmere Rvs.1 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
1987/1988Tue 03 NovTorquay Utd.1 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE2
1986/1987Sat 28 MarTorquay Utd.0 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE2
1986/1987Fri 03 OctTranmere Rvs.2 - 2Torquay Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The Rovers have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

Torquay Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Gulls have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Tranmere Rvs. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 46 points from 25 games. Torquay Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 25 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tranmere Rvs.62229128
Torquay Utd.6123595

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Tranmere Rvs. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Rovers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Torquay Utd. No win in the 2 most recent games.