FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Chesterfield 10 Nov 2012

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Last updated : 09 November 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bristol Rovers v Chesterfield fixture

Bristol Rovers play host to Chesterfield at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 13 of the 17 contests.

The last time the two teams met at Bristol Rovers was more than a decade ago, in March 2000, with Bristol Rovers running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1999/2000 Sat 18 Mar Bristol Rvs. 3-1 Chesterfield League Division Two
1999/2000 Wed 20 Oct Chesterfield 0 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two
1998/1999 Tue 20 Apr Chesterfield 0 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two
1998/1999 Tue 08 Sep Bristol Rvs. 0 - 0 Chesterfield League Division Two
1997/1998 Sat 07 Feb Bristol Rvs. 3 - 1 Chesterfield League Division Two
1997/1998 Sat 20 Sep Chesterfield 0 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two
1996/1997 Sat 11 Jan Chesterfield 1 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 2 goals have been registered in this time, with 3 leaked at the wrong end.

Bristol Rovers are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 15 matches played.

Chesterfield find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 16 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol Rovers 6 1 1 4 8 12 4
Chesterfield 6 2 1 3 9 6 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Bristol Rovers's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Chesterfield. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Chesterfield No sequences of note

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Bristol Rovers Match Reports

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