FootyMAD's Tranmere Rovers match preview

Last updated : 15 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Crewe Alex. pack their bags to visit Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Railwaymen will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 36 and win only 11 of the 61 games.

The previous match played between the two at Prenton Park was more than three years back, in March 2003, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 08 MarTranmere Rvs.2 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 21 SepCrewe Alex.2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2000/2001Sat 03 MarCrewe Alex.3 - 1Tranmere Rvs.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 30 SepTranmere Rvs.1 - 3Crewe Alex.CHMP
1999/2000Sat 30 OctTranmere Rvs.2 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
1999/2000Sun 03 OctCrewe Alex.0 - 2Tranmere Rvs.CHMP
1998/1999Fri 26 MarTranmere Rvs.3 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers 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 Rovers in those games, with 9 conceded.

The The Railwaymen have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the The Railwaymen, and 13 goals against.

Tranmere Rvs.'s 42 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Crewe Alex. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 26 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tranmere Rvs.613210116
Crewe Alex.622211108

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game which sees both teams in reasonable shape, and one which the Madmen are pretty confident will end up as a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crewe Alex. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
4 games since last defeat.