FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Crawley Town 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bristol Rovers v Crawley Town fixture

Bristol Rovers prepare to entertain Crawley Town at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Sep Crawley Town 4 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Pirates have scored 9, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

Crawley Town's away form is none too clever either, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Reds, and 3 goals against.

Bristol Rovers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 25 matches.

Crawley Town are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 24 games giving them a return of 50 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol Rovers 6 1 0 5 8 18 3
Crawley Town 6 3 2 1 8 4 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Pirates at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Reds come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Crawley Town Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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