Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Carlisle United at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Pirates have recorded 7 wins, and Carlisle Utd. have come away with 4 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2009, as the Pirates squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Fri 02 Apr||Carlisle Utd.||3 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2009/2010||Sat 14 Nov||Bristol Rvs.||3-2||Carlisle Utd.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 Aug||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 3||Carlisle Utd.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||3 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Apr||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
Carlisle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Cumbrians's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Bristol Rvs.'s 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Carlisle Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 19 from their 13 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Pirates. No-score draw
|Bristol Rvs.||5 games since last home draw.|
|Carlisle Utd.||5 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.