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Match Preview - Tranmere v Rovers

8 April 2022

The Gas are back on the road this weekend when we travel to Prenton Park to face Tranmere Rovers!

Rovers travel to the North West this weekend to face Micky Mellon's Tranmere Rovers. Last time out Rovers fought from behind to claim all three points at The Mem against Bradford City thanks to goals from Sam Finley and Connor Taylor. Catch up on all the pre-game talking points below!

Manager's Preview

Opposition View 

Tranmere manager Micky Mellon has told Tranmererovers.co.uk that his side already have all the determination they need heading into Saturday's clash despite dropping points in their last two league outings;

"I don't think we can be any more determined, I think the players have given it everything they've got and they'll continue to do that.

"If they have any more determination in them and they hadn't been using it you could question them, but they've always been a very determined group that works very hard and we'll continue that into Saturday."

Last Time Out

Form Guide

Micky Mellon's side finds themselves in 7th place in the League Two standings after 40 games, with 64 points to show for their efforts this campaign. A 2-2 draw in their previous game against Carlisle United saw Calum MacDonald and Kieron Morris both receive their marching orders. Across their last six games, Tranmere have drawn once, lost twice against Colchester United and Northampton Town and have won two games which included a 3-2 home victory at Prenton Park against fellow promotion rivals Mansfield Town. Tranmere have found the back of the net on 46 occasions this league season scoring an average of 1.15 goals a game.

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Ref Watch

Marc Edwards is the man in the middle for this weekend's Sky Bet League Two clash. Edwards has taken charge of 10 games in League Two this season where he averages 20.40 fouls per game in the competition. Edwards has handed out a total of 29 yellow cards this season in League Two, an average of 2.90 yellow cards per 90 minutes.

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Betting Preview

EFL sponsors, Sky Bet have priced Rovers at 17/10 for the win on Saturday afternoon. Rovers can also be backed at 28/1 to win the game 0-3. On the goalscorer markets, Aaron Collins is priced at 6/1 to open the scoring whilst Sam Finley can be backed at 9/2 to score any time throughout the clash.

Odds correct at the time of writing. To bet with Sky Bet please click HERE. Please bet responsibly.

How to Follow

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