Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Hartlepool United at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, having won 5 and lost only 2 of the 9 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2010, with Bristol Rvs. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Oct||Hartlepool U.||2 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Bristol Rvs.||2-0||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Bristol Rvs.||4 - 1||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Tue 25 Nov||Hartlepool U.||1 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Fri 12 Oct||Hartlepool U.||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Pirates have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Hartlepool U.'s away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Pools have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol Rvs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 23 points from their 23 games thus far. Hartlepool U. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 32 points from their 22 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Pirates at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Pools come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Bristol Rvs.||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.|
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
|Hartlepool U.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.