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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Friday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bantams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 24 and win only 5 of the 38 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 30 SepBradford City2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 28 JanBradford City0 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Sun 06 NovBradford City2 - 1Tranmere Rvs.FAC
2005/2006Fri 09 SepTranmere Rvs.2 - 2Bradford CityLGE1
2004/2005Sat 05 FebBradford City1 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 16 OctTranmere Rvs.4 - 5Bradford CityLGE1
1998/1999Mon 28 DecBradford City2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Tranmere Rvs.'s total of 45 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One. Bradford City's 35 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tranmere Rvs.6231989
Bradford City6132566

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Tranmere Rvs. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Bradford City No sequences of note