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History of the Swindon Town v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Swindon Town prepare to entertain Tranmere Rovers at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Robins are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 4 of the 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at County Ground was just last season, in March 2006, with Tranmere Rvs. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Robins in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 07 MarSwindon Town1-2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Mon 29 AugTranmere Rvs.1 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2004/2005Sat 23 AprSwindon Town2 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 06 NovTranmere Rvs.2 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2003/2004Wed 03 MarSwindon Town2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2003/2004Tue 21 OctTranmere Rvs.1 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2002/2003Sat 08 FebTranmere Rvs.0 - 1Swindon TownLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Robins, with 7 goals against.

The Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Swindon Town's 16 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Tranmere Rvs. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 20 points from the 11 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town631214810
Tranmere Rvs.62408610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Swindon Town are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Swindon Town 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Tranmere Rvs. Undefeated in last 5 away games.
8 games since last defeat.