Carlisle have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Tranmere; they’ve never previously won 22 league games in a row against the Tranmere.
Tranmere have won just two of their 11 England League 2 away games against Carlisle (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Carlisle and Tranmere have finished level, with the Carlisle winning 40 to Tranmere four. Only Carlisle v Tranmere and Carlisle v Tranmere have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Carlisle have the best win rate in England League 2 derbies, with the Carlisle winning 10 of their 37 such games (42%). Meanwhile, only Tranmere (39%) have a lower such win rate than Tranmere (25% - 61%).
Carlisle haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Carlisle went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Tranmere are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 46 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Carlisle in 23/02/2021.
Carlisle have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 45 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 50 matches in the competition.
Tranmere boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 2 matches against Carlisle, since winning his very first such encounter with Carlisle in 23/02/2021 (1-0).
Carlisle has been involved in 13 of Carlisle’s 61 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (53 shots, 73 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 40 efforts last time out against Carlisle (65 shots, 39 chances created).
Tranmere has been involved in six goals in his 42 England League 2 games against Carlisle (24 goals, 33 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 84 vs Tranmere).