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:|
|2007/2008||Fri 12 Oct||Tranmere Rvs.||0 - 0||Walsall||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Fri 17 Mar||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 2||Walsall||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Walsall||0-0||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 22 Jan||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 1||Walsall||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Dec||Walsall||0 - 2||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 25 Mar||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 1||Walsall||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sun 26 Dec||Walsall||1 - 2||Tranmere 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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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
|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.