FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Carlisle United 30 Oct 2010

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History of the Bristol Rovers v Carlisle United fixture

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:
2009/2010Fri 02 AprCarlisle Utd.3 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2009/2010Sat 14 NovBristol Rvs.3-2Carlisle Utd.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 28 FebCarlisle Utd.1 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 09 AugBristol Rvs.2 - 3Carlisle Utd.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 29 DecBristol Rvs.3 - 0Carlisle Utd.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 22 SepCarlisle Utd.1 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 15 AprBristol Rvs.1 - 1Carlisle 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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.63127610
Carlisle Utd.62131197

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

Sequence statistics:
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.