Tranmere Rovers will face off against visiting team Carlisle United at Prenton Park in this League Two tie on Tuesday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Tranmere Rovers v Carlisle United are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Tranmere Rovers will be looking for another win after the 5-0 League Two success over Grimsby Town.
For Tranmere Rovers, the scorers were James Vaughan (10', 29'), Peter Clarke (27'), Otis Khan (34') and Paul Lewis (86').
Matches involving Tranmere Rovers have usually been exciting ones recently with plenty of scoring expected. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum total of 22 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 12 of them belonging to Super White Army. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this match, of course.
Ahead of this clash, Tranmere Rovers haven't lost in the league to Carlisle United in their last 2 matches.
Carlisle United go into this meeting following on from a 0-3 League Two win versus Crawley Town in their previous game.
For Carlisle United, the scorers were Rhys Bennett (43'), Joshua Kayode (55') and Aaron Hayden (62').
Illustrating their predisposition for eventful matches, goals have been seen as many as 20 times in the last six games in which Carlisle United have played, making it an average of 3.33 goals for each meeting. Opposition teams have hit 7 of those goals.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head clashes going back to 14/12/2013 tells us that Tranmere Rovers have won 2 of these and Carlisle United 3, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
In all, 13 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 6 from Super White Army and 7 netted by The Cumbrians. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The last league contest between these clubs was League Two match day 40 on 30/03/2019 when it finished Tranmere Rovers 3-0 Carlisle United.
The referee was Scott Duncan.
Team News: Tranmere Rovers
Tranmere Rovers boss has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this clash with a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Carlisle United
Due to a fully healthy group to choose from, Carlisle United boss Chris Beech does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash.
We feel that Carlisle United and Tranmere Rovers may well end up cancelling each other out here.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw. Therefore, we predict a very close game with a 1-1 scoreline at the conclusion of the game.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Prenton Park (16,567)
Captain: Scott Davies
Chairman: Mark Palios
Competitions: League Two position 15, EFL Trophy (Group D - North)
🔑 Star Player: Otis Khan
Mostly deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Otis Khan was born in Ashton-under-Lyne, England. After having played his first senior match for Sheffield United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the gifted Midfielder has managed to score 2 league goals in this League Two 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 11 appearances.