FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Bradford City 24 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bristol Rovers v Bradford City fixture

Bristol Rovers prepare to entertain Bradford City at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Pirates have won an impressive 9 of the 10 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 1.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2012, the Pirates carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 28 Jan Bristol Rvs. 2-1 Bradford City League Two
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Bradford City 2 - 2 Bristol Rvs. League Two
1995/1996 Tue 02 Apr Bristol Rvs. 1 - 0 Bradford City League Division Two
1995/1996 Sat 14 Oct Bradford City 2 - 3 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two
1994/1995 Tue 07 Feb Bradford City 2 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two
1994/1995 Sat 05 Nov Bristol Rvs. 4 - 0 Bradford City League Division Two
1993/1994 Sat 22 Jan Bradford City 0 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Bantams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 2 against.

Bristol Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 18 matches.

Bradford City are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 31 points from 19 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol Rovers 6 1 0 5 7 14 3
Bradford City 6 2 3 1 7 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bristol Rovers are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Bradford City running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol Rovers 7 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bradford City Undefeated in last 3 away games.

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