Tranmere Rovers vs Stevenage fact sheet

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Competition: England League Two
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Prenton Park (16567 seats)

League Two: What this fixture might not have in elegance it should compensate in effort and commitment. Let's go: Tranmere Rovers - Stevenage!

Insights:
  • Tranmere Rovers have the fewest matches over the total-line (2) in League Two
  • Stevenage have the most conceded goals in the first half (17) in League Two

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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Tranmere Rovers form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Prenton Park as Tranmere Rovers have scored 10 goals to get 18 points from 9 games. The overall stats in the League Two are 6-0-3 (wins-draws-losses).

The Tranmere Rovers supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Bradford City in League Two and win 2-1. Defender Peter Clarke got the top score of the team in the match with a rating of 7.44/10. Clarke won 19 of 20 duels.

A 2-2 draw away before that, with Bristol Rovers the opponent.

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Tranmere Rovers have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found nine games) they have won four times, drawn two and lost three.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Tranmere, as the EFL Trophy home game vs Harrogate Town is only three days away.

Tranmere are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 10 goals in 9 games. From these home matches, Tranmere have conceded only 6 goals. It's worth mentioning that 4 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Stevenage form and stats

There's been little loot from Stevenage's travels as they have only collected 5 points from 9 away games in the League Two. Stevenage only have 1 win to counter their 6 defeats and 2 draws.

It's another away game for the visitors, as they travelled to Rochdale (placed 13th) in their previous outing. The League Two match ended in a draw 2-2. Goalkeeper Adam Smith made a total of seven saves, making him a hero against Rochdale. Heavily contributing to the draw after 90 minutes. Attacker Elliott List got a player rating of 8.55 in the game. "Man of the match" List scored two goals and dribled past the opponent 2 of 2 times.

That result followed a home victory 1-0 versus Colchester United.

Stevenage are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is one win, four draws and nine defeats. From a total of 14 matches.

Stevenage have another game away from home in just three nights, a EFL Trophy match versus Sutton United. A back-breaking calendar for the guests!

The visitors have scored 6 goals from 9 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. The Stevenage manager R. O'Keefe has some worries about the defense as 20 goals have been conceded in these travels. It's worth mentioning that 10 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Previous ten meetings with these participants: Tranmere Rovers won two, Stevenage triumphed in two and we saw six draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

StevenageE. List
E. List
8 goals
Tranmere RoversP. Clarke
P. Clarke
3 goals
TranmereK. Morris
K. Morris
3 goals

Tranmere Rovers missing players

Stevenage missing players

Tranmere Rovers Stevenage
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
18 9 2 Played P 5 9 18
7 6 2 Won W 1 1 4
5 0 0 Drew D 1 2 6
6 3 0 Lost L 3 6 8
15 10 4 Scored S 5 6 15
14 6 1 Conceded C 12 20 30
83% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 89% 89%
44% 56% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 78% 72%
22% 22% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 60% 67% 50%
11% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 60% 33% 28%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 40% 22% 11%
22% 22% 50% BTTS BTTS 40% 33% 39%
44% 44% 50% Clean Sheets C S 20% 22% 33%
50% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 40% 56% 39%
 
4.6 5.1 6 Corners for (avg) C F 4 4.8 4.5
5.8 5.4 3 Corners against (avg) C A 5.8 5.7 5.2
1.9 1.6 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.6 1.6
3 2 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
11.7 12.7 16.5 Shots (avg) S ( 8.4 9.2 10
3.5 3.8 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.8 3 3.6
24% 29% 57% Goal Efficiency G E 36% 22% 23%
 
13.7 12.7 10.5 Shots against (avg) S A 15.8 13.2 13.6
3.3 3.1 1.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6 4.6 4.3
Key stats in League Two this season:
  • Stevenage have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Stevenage have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Stevenage have the most conceded goals in the first half (17) in League Two
  • Stevenage have the the worst goal difference (-14) away in League Two
  • Tranmere Rovers have the fewest matches over the total-line (2) in League Two
  • Tranmere Rovers have the most matches under the total-line (13) in League Two
  • Tranmere Rovers haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Forest Green Rovers 17 11 4 2 32 14 8 5 1 2 14 9 9 6 3 0 18 5 18 37
2 Exeter City 18 8 8 2 30 20 9 5 4 0 16 8 9 3 4 2 14 12 10 32
3 Swindon Town 17 9 5 3 27 17 8 2 3 3 9 10 9 7 2 0 18 7 10 32
4 Northampton Town 18 9 4 5 24 15 9 6 1 2 15 7 9 3 3 3 9 8 9 31
5 Port Vale 18 8 5 5 30 20 9 4 3 2 14 8 9 4 2 3 16 12 10 29
6 Harrogate Town 18 8 5 5 32 23 9 3 4 2 16 12 9 5 1 3 16 11 9 29
7 Sutton United 18 9 2 7 27 22 8 5 0 3 15 9 10 4 2 4 12 13 5 29
8 Leyton Orient 18 6 10 2 32 16 9 5 3 1 19 4 9 1 7 1 13 12 16 28
9 Newport County 18 7 6 5 29 22 8 3 3 2 15 8 10 4 3 3 14 14 7 27
10 Tranmere Rovers 18 7 5 6 15 14 9 6 0 3 10 6 9 1 5 3 5 8 1 26
11 Walsall 18 6 6 6 21 22 9 3 3 3 12 13 9 3 3 3 9 9 -1 24
12 Bradford City 18 5 8 5 24 22 9 3 5 1 15 11 9 2 3 4 9 11 2 23
13 Rochdale 18 5 8 5 23 23 9 2 4 3 10 11 9 3 4 2 13 12 0 23
14 Bristol Rovers 18 6 5 7 22 27 9 4 1 4 12 14 9 2 4 3 10 13 -5 23
15 Hartlepool United 18 7 2 9 20 28 9 6 1 2 14 10 9 1 1 7 6 18 -8 23
16 Salford City 18 5 6 7 20 19 10 3 5 2 11 7 8 2 1 5 9 12 1 21
17 Crawley Town 17 6 3 8 19 26 9 3 3 3 11 14 8 3 0 5 8 12 -7 21
18 Mansfield Town 18 5 5 8 19 24 10 4 3 3 14 12 8 1 2 5 5 12 -5 20
19 Colchester United 17 5 5 7 15 21 9 3 2 4 9 11 8 2 3 3 6 10 -6 20
20 Barrow 18 4 7 7 20 23 9 2 4 3 11 12 9 2 3 4 9 11 -3 19
21 Stevenage 18 4 6 8 15 30 9 3 4 2 9 10 9 1 2 6 6 20 -15 18
22 Oldham Athletic 18 4 3 11 16 28 9 2 1 6 10 16 9 2 2 5 6 12 -12 15
23 Carlisle United 18 2 7 9 12 28 9 1 5 3 5 9 9 1 2 6 7 19 -16 13
24 Scunthorpe United 18 2 7 9 14 34 9 2 3 4 7 14 9 0 4 5 7 20 -20 13

Read more about League Two

The English Football League Two (usually referred to as League Two) is the fourth highest division in English football. The League Two league table has 24 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 552 fixtures. Seasons run from August to May. Four teams are promoted and four relegated.