FootyMAD's Tranmere Rovers match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Tranmere Rovers v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham U. travel to take on Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, The Millers have recorded 8 wins, and Tranmere Rvs. have come away with 14 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rvs. was more than a decade ago, in April 1991, with Rotherham U. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Rovers in a Third Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1990/1991Fri 05 AprTranmere Rvs.1 - 2Rotherham U.LGE1
1990/1991Sat 29 DecRotherham U.1 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1989/1990Sat 27 JanRotherham U.0 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1989/1990Sat 09 SepTranmere Rvs.2 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
1988/1989Sat 25 FebTranmere Rvs.0 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
1988/1989Sat 15 OctRotherham U.0 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE2
1978/1979Wed 18 AprTranmere Rvs.1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Rotherham U. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the The Millers have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Tranmere Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 29 points from 25 matches. Rotherham U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola League One with a return of just 26 points from their 25 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tranmere Rvs.6231869
Rotherham U.6213687

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rovers, as the The Millers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs.Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Rotherham U.4 games since last away draw.