FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Bristol Rovers 05 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Accrington Stanley v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rovers travel to take on Accrington Stanley at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Pirates.

The last time the two teams met at Accrington Stanley was just over four years ago, in March 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2006/2007 Tue 06 Mar Accrington S. 1-1 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2006/2007 Sat 23 Dec Bristol Rvs. 4 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
1933/1934 Sat 09 Dec Accrington S. 1 - 0 Bristol Rvs. F.A. Cup
1929/1930 Sat 14 Dec Bristol Rvs. 4 - 1 Accrington S. F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Reds have scored 4, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Bristol Rovers's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pirates have hit 8 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Accrington Stanley are currently lying in 19th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 16 from their 16 matches played.

Bristol Rovers find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 16 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 0 2 4 3 8 2
Bristol Rovers 6 2 0 4 9 13 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Pirates out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Accrington Stanley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Accrington Stanley Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Bristol Rovers Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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