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The League Two tie at The New Lawn on Saturday sees home side Forest Green Rovers do battle with Tranmere Rovers.
All Forest Green Rovers v Tranmere Rovers game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Forest Green Rovers
Forest Green Rovers will be hoping for a better result after a 0-2 League Two loss in their previous game against Barrow.
Scott Quigley (18') and Bobby Thomas (25') scored for Barrow.
Forest Green Rovers have really struggled up front in recent times. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 4 vs opponents over their last six fixtures. In those meetings, The Green Devils have also seen the number of goals scored against them come to 8.
Tranmere Rovers head into the game after a 1-0 League Two win in the defeat of Barrow in their previous outing.
The only scorer from Tranmere Rovers was David Nugent (67').
In 6 of the past six games involving Tranmere Rovers, a relatively low number of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average number of goals per game in that period works out to just 0.83, with the average goals for Super White Army equalling 0.5. Such a pattern might not be sustained into this match, though.
Coming into this meeting, Tranmere Rovers have left without a victory over Forest Green Rovers in away games against them for the last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head meetings going back to 14/05/2017 shows that Forest Green Rovers have won 3 of them & Tranmere Rovers 2, with the number of draws being 1.
An aggregate of 17 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 10 of them for The Green Devils and 7 for Super White Army. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The previous league meeting between these clubs was League Two match day 23 on 19/01/2021 when the final score was Tranmere Rovers 3-2 Forest Green Rovers.
The match was refereed by Darren Drysdale.
Team News: Forest Green Rovers
Elliott Whitehouse (Knee Injury) and Jamille Matt (Finger Injury) won’t be able to feature for Forest Green boss Jimmy Ball.
Team News: Tranmere Rovers
With a fully healthy squad available to select from, Tranmere Rovers boss Keith Hill doesn’t have any fitness worries at all ahead of this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Tranmere Rovers and Forest Green Rovers might both not be able to do quite enough to get on the scoresheet here.
We therefore see a close game with a 0-0 score at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Forest Green Rovers
Stadium: The New Lawn (5,141)
Captain: Chris Stokes
Chairman: Dale Vince
Manager: Jimmy Ball
Competitions: League Two position 8
🔑 Star Player: Jamille Matt
Usually deployed in the Striker position, Jamille Matt was born in Jamaica. Having made his senior debut playing for in the 2010 - 2011 season, the gifted Forward has struck 16 league goals in the League Two 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 36 appearances.