FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Exeter City 17 Apr 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th April 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Tranmere Rovers and Exeter City at 15:00 on Saturday, 17th April 2010 in the League One.
Exeter City travel to take on Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Grecians will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 8 and win only 2 of the 13 games.
The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rvs. was well over fifteen years ago, back in April 1991, the Rovers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Third Division match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Exeter City||2 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|1990/1991||Sat 20 Apr||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 0||Exeter City||LGE1|
|1990/1991||Sat 20 Oct||Exeter City||0 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|1988/1989||Wed 05 Apr||Exeter City||0 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE2|
|1988/1989||Mon 20 Mar||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 0||Exeter City||LGE2|
|1987/1988||Sat 30 Jan||Exeter City||0 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE2|
|1987/1988||Mon 31 Aug||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 1||Exeter City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Tranmere Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Rovers have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Exeter City is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Grecians have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Tranmere Rvs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 41 points from their 41 games thus far. Exeter City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 46 points from their 42 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Grecians out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Tranmere Rvs.. Away win
|Tranmere Rvs.||Latest 3 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Exeter City||Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 13 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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