FM Preview: Notts. County v Tranmere Rovers 20 Nov 2010

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History of the Notts. County v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Notts. County play host to Tranmere Rovers at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Magpies have recorded 8 wins, and Tranmere Rvs. have come away with 4 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Notts. County was back in September 2003, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 27 MarTranmere Rvs.4 - 0Notts. CountyLGE1
2003/2004Sat 20 SepNotts. County2-2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 19 AprNotts. County0 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 21 DecTranmere Rvs.2 - 2Notts. CountyLGE1
2001/2002Sat 02 MarNotts. County3 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2001/2002Tue 18 SepTranmere Rvs.4 - 2Notts. CountyLGE1
1997/1998Tue 23 SepTranmere Rvs.0 - 1Notts. CountyLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 7 conceded.

Tranmere Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Rovers have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Notts. County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 16 points from their 15 games thus far. Tranmere Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 16 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County6204796
Tranmere Rvs.6312121010

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Magpies, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Notts. County 15 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
Tranmere Rvs. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.