FootyMAD's Tranmere Rovers match preview

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

Torquay Utd. travel to take on Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gulls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win 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.

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

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.

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

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

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Torquay Utd. not hitting the right notes away from home at the moment, the Madmen safely assumes that Tranmere Rvs. will ease to victory over the Gulls. 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.

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