FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday 19 Nov 2011

Last updated : 18 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheffield Wednesday face a trip to Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Owls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 5 and win only 1 of the 9 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, with Tranmere Rovers running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 05 Apr Sheff. Wed. 4 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 3-0 Sheff. Wed. League One
2004/2005 Sat 02 Apr Sheff. Wed. 1 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2004/2005 Fri 27 Aug Tranmere Rvs. 4 - 2 Sheff. Wed. League One
2003/2004 Sun 28 Dec Tranmere Rvs. 2 - 2 Sheff. Wed. League Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 06 Sep Sheff. Wed. 2 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League Division Two
2000/2001 Tue 13 Feb Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Rovers score just 5 goals, though they have conceded 2.

The Owls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Owls, and 4 goals against.

Tranmere Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 26 points from their 17 games so far.

Sheffield Wednesday are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 17 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 2 1 3 9 10 7
Sheffield Wednesday 6 3 2 1 10 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheffield Wednesday are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Tranmere Rovers. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Sheffield Wednesday 4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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