Tranmere Rovers vs Peterborough United Match Preview and Prediction
Prenton Park will see Tranmere Rovers welcoming Peterborough United this coming Tuesday 17 September, for a League One clash. The start time is 7:45pm (UK).
This match has no official UK TV coverage. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for goal updates throughout the game.
Keep reading for preview and match prediction.
The key signals have identified the opportunity of some good value.
Betting Odds for Tranmere Rovers vs Peterborough United
Standout prices on the match winner market:
Tranmere Rovers: 3.3 (Bet365)
Draw: 3.7 (William Hill)
Peterborough United: 2.15 (Ladbrokes)
With the O/U 2.5 Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.7 via Bet365. The best price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.15 via Betfair Sportsbook.
Here are the current prices for the BTTS market. "Yes" is available at 1.62 with William Hill. "No" is offered at 2.38 with Betfair Sportsbook.
Head To Head
In the most recent match-up, Tranmere Rovers played Peterborough United in 2017 for a FA Cup game. The winners at the final whistle were Peterborough United with a final score of 0-5.
Over the last decade, these two sides have played 7 times. Tranmere Rovers have won once. And Peterborough United have won 5 times. The other match ended in a draw.
Overall there has been an average of 3.43 goals. Tranmere Rovers score an average of 0.43; Peterborough United score an average of 3.0 per match.
Looking at the match-up in terms of Home and Away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 14% of these games and their visitors have won 71% of the time.
Going in to this one, Tranmere Rovers have 5 points in the league, putting them in 19th place.
There is a total of 58 matches played by the home team over the course of the last year. They have 22 wins; 14 draws; and 22 losses. Therefore, Tranmere Rovers have won 37%, drawn 24%, and lost 37% of their recent matches.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.26 goals for, and 1.48 goals against.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 46% (14 wins) from their last 30 home fixtures. 20% (6) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 33% (10) resulting in a loss.
On average they have scored 1.43 goals when at home in this period; they have conceded 1.3.
As far as their recent activity goes, both home and away, they have a total of 10 goals in their last ten matches and 1 of these latest matches have been victories. The total number of times both Tranmere Rovers and the other team have scored in these games is 3 out of the ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 6 from their last ten.
As we look ahead to this one, Peterborough United have 13 points in the League One which puts them in 6th place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 62 matches. They have 28 wins; 16 draws; and 18 losses. This gives Peterborough United a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 45%-25%-29%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.71 goals for, and 1.29 goals against.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 48% (17 wins) in their 35 away fixtures. 20% (7) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 31% (11) ending in a loss as the away side.
Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.77. They have conceded 1.31 on average.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have scored a total of 22 goals in their last ten matches - 6 of these matches have been wins for them. In terms of the BTTS, 2 of these games have been matches where both teams have scored and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 games over this same period.
They are on a run of 5 clean sheets in succession. And they have scored at least once in each of their last 6 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Tranmere Rovers vs Peterborough United
For fans of the bigger prices, Frog has picked the Both Teams To Score market in this one and will be hoping there will be only one side to score when the teams meet. Obviously not guaranteed, but this is a decent value pick.If you do like the verdict, you can get involved with Betfair Sportsbook who are offering 2.38 on the No side of BTTS.