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History of the Walsall v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Walsall are ready to welcome Tranmere Rovers to Banks's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saddlers are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 5 of the 28 games.

The previous match played between the two at Banks's Stadium was within the last three years, in December 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Fri 12 OctTranmere Rvs.0 - 0WalsallLGE1
2005/2006Fri 17 MarTranmere Rvs.1 - 2WalsallLGE1
2005/2006Mon 26 DecWalsall0-0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 22 JanTranmere Rvs.2 - 1WalsallLGE1
2004/2005Tue 28 DecWalsall0 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1999/2000Sat 25 MarTranmere Rvs.1 - 1WalsallCHMP
1999/2000Sun 26 DecWalsall1 - 2Tranmere Rvs.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Walsall are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Tranmere Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Walsall's 57 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Tranmere Rvs.'s total of 62 points from their 41 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Walsall's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Tranmere Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Walsall Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Tranmere Rvs. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.