FM Preview: Walsall v Tranmere Rovers 14 Apr 2012

Last updated : 13 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Walsall v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Walsall prepare to entertain Tranmere Rovers at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saddlers are clearly on top, having won 20 and lost only 8 of the 33 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bescot Stadium was just last season, in October 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 1 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Sat 08 Jan Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 3 Walsall League One
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Walsall 1-4 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Tue 10 Aug Walsall 0 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League Cup
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Walsall 2 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 3 Walsall League One
2008/2009 Sat 11 Apr Walsall 0 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Walsall are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Saddlers in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Walsall, Tranmere Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Rovers have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 46 points from 42 matches.

Tranmere Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 51 points from their 42 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Walsall 6 2 3 1 12 10 9
Tranmere Rovers 6 3 1 2 8 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Walsall may be coming up against a decent side in Tranmere Rovers, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saddlers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Walsall Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Tranmere Rovers Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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