FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday 15 Feb 2011

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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Wed. travel to take on Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 8 games played, The Owls have recorded 1 wins, and Tranmere Rvs. have come away with 4 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rvs. was back in August 2004, over five years ago, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 2 thriller, in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 02 AprSheff. Wed.1 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2004/2005Fri 27 AugTranmere Rvs.4 - 2Sheff. Wed.LGE1
2003/2004Sun 28 DecTranmere Rvs.2 - 2Sheff. Wed.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 06 SepSheff. Wed.2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2000/2001Tue 13 FebSheff. Wed.1 - 0Tranmere Rvs.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 16 SepTranmere Rvs.2 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
1978/1979Sat 21 AprSheff. Wed.1 - 2Tranmere Rvs.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 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Sheff. Wed. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Owls have hit 8 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Tranmere Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 27 matches. Sheff. Wed. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 36 points from their 28 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tranmere Rvs.6231979
Sheff. Wed.612312165

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Sheff. Wed. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.