FootyMAD's Tranmere Rovers match preview

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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town face a trip to Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Robins will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 4 of the 29 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2009, the Rovers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 28 FebTranmere Rvs.1 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2008/2009Sat 09 AugSwindon Town3 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2007/2008Fri 28 MarTranmere Rvs.2 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2007/2008Sat 20 OctSwindon Town1 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Tue 07 MarSwindon Town1 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Mon 29 AugTranmere Rvs.1 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2004/2005Sat 23 AprSwindon Town2 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Rovers have scored 5, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Swindon Town's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Robins's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Tranmere Rvs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 10 points from their 14 games thus far. Swindon Town's 19 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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Swindon Town6132686

FootyMad's prediction ...

Swindon Town are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Swindon Town Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.